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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 17

    A PAIR OF 'VOGUE REGENCY' MARBLE CONSOLES

    CIRCA 1920-1940, INCORPORATING EARLY 19TH CENTURY CHIMNEYPIECE ELEMENTS

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    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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