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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 323

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLES

    CONSTRUCTED CIRCA 1880-1900, USING SOME 18TH CENTURY CARVED ELEMENTS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLES
    CONSTRUCTED CIRCA 1880-1900, USING SOME 18TH CENTURY CARVED ELEMENTS
    Each with moulded serpentine breche violette marble top, above a shaped frieze carved with foliage centred by a pierced shell, on cabriole legs headed by chimera heads, joined by an arched stretcher centred by a pierced shell
    34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 43¼ in. (110 cm.) wide; 22¾ in. (57.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Major-General Sir George Burns, North Mymms Park, Hertfordshire; Christie's house sale, 24-26 September 1979, lot 137.