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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 84

    A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED DEMI-LUNE SIDE TABLES

    BY HENRY THOMAS PETERS, GENOA, CIRCA 1830

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    A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED DEMI-LUNE SIDE TABLES
    BY HENRY THOMAS PETERS, GENOA, CIRCA 1830
    Each with a Carrara marble top on a column joined by a shaped plinth, each stamped 'PETERS, MAKER, GENOA', one with the remains of a paper label
    33½ in. (85 cm.) high; 42½ in. (108 cm.) wide; 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    Henry Thomas Peters (d. 1852) established workshops in the former convent of Santa Brigida, Genoa, and advertised in the Gazette di Genoa of December 1836 the arrival of furniture imported from Paris. He recieved a silver medal at the 1846 Genoa Great Exhibition of National Manufactures and Products. He stamed his furniture 'Peters Maker Genoa'. Peters was employed under the Piedmontese architect Pelagio Pelagi (d. 1860) at the Palazzo Reale, Turin and at Castello Reale di Racconigi.
    See also lot 85.

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