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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CORNER CONSOLES

    ROME, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CORNER CONSOLES
    ROME, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Each with a shaped diaspro Siciliano veneered top above a frieze carved with guilloché and leafy swags flanking a portrait medallion, raised on fluted tapering legs headed with cornucopiae, gilding apparently original
    36½ in. (93 cm.) high, 28¼ in. 972 cm.) wide, 21¾ in. (55.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    A related console, with an alabaster marble top and frieze with portrait medallions is illustrated in A. Gonzaléz-Palacios Arredi e Ornamenti Alla Corte di Roma, Milan, 2004, p. 217.