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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 500

    A PAIR OF ITALIAN WALNUT COMMODINI

    19TH CENTURY, EACH ADAPTED FROM AN 18TH CENTURY PRIE DIEU

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    A PAIR OF ITALIAN WALNUT COMMODINI
    19TH CENTURY, EACH ADAPTED FROM AN 18TH CENTURY PRIE DIEU
    Crossbanded throughout, one with three drawers, the other with a door enclosing shelves, with moulded plinths and bracket feet, extensive losses and restorations
    Each 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 25 in. (64 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Bought from Leone Dalla Torre, 355 Piazzetta Leoni, Venezia, 22 May 1923 by Major F.R. Tarleton DSO. A copy of the receipt is included with the lot.