4 June 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A PAIR OF 'VOGUE REGENCY' MARBLE CONSOLES
Circa 1920-1940, incorporating early 19th century chimneypiece elements
Each with rouge antique, white and black marble elements, the rectangular top above a carved acanthus-capped volute on paw feet
36 in. (92 cm.) high; 27½ in. (70 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30 cm.) deep (2)
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The fashion for furniture such as this pair of marble consoles was wittily described by Sir Osbert Lancaster (d.1986) as 'Vouge Regency'.
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