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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 303

    A PAIR OF MARBLE MOUNTED GILTWOOD AND GESSO CENTRE-TABLES

    AFTER A DESIGN BY ANTIONIO LANDUCCI, LATE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF MARBLE MOUNTED GILTWOOD AND GESSO CENTRE-TABLES
    AFTER A DESIGN BY ANTIONIO LANDUCCI, LATE 20TH CENTURY
    The rectanuglar tops above scrolling acanthus and anthemia friezes centred by a medallion, with goat masks and acanthus capped fluted tapering legs, joined by foliate X-stretchers centred by fruit filled baskets flanked by swans
    37¾ in. (94 cm.) high; 65¾ in. (167 cm.) wide; 35 in. (89 cm.) deep (2)


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    The frames of these tables are after a design commissioned in 1773 by Principe Don Marcantonio Borghese for the Stanza Terza in the Galleria Terrena of the Palazzo Borghese. These were sold by Christie's, London, July 2001, lot 50.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage