• The Ismail Merchant Collection auction at Christies

    Sale 5980

    The Ismail Merchant Collection

    7 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A RESTAURATION ROSEWOOD AND BRASS INLAID CONSOLE

    IN THE MANNER OF JACOB-DESMALTER, CIRCA 1825

    Price Realised  

    A RESTAURATION ROSEWOOD AND BRASS INLAID CONSOLE
    IN THE MANNER OF JACOB-DESMALTER, CIRCA 1825
    The D-shaped moulded top above a leopard monopodium support and panelled back, on a plinth base, the reverse with a paper label inscribed 'Castaing'
    36 in. (91 cm.) high; 43 in. (109 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Madeleine Castaing (1894-1992), 21 rue Bonaparte, Paris.