10 September 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD CONSOLES
OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 19TH CENTURY
Each with a demi-lune mottled dark green marble top above a pierced foliate frieze hung with swags, on turned tapering fluted legs joined by a curved stretcher surmonted by an urn finial, with turned feet, one with paper label inscribed 'HOPILLIART 12, RUE DES STS PERES PARIS MEUBLES & BRONZES ANCIENS REPARATIONS', minor differences, one lacking carved element to frieze
33½ in. (85 cm.) high; 23 in. (59 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29 in.) deep (2)
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With Hopilliart, 12 rue des Sts Pères, Paris.
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