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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 325

    A SCAGLIOLA EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT CENTRE TABLE

    THE TOP ITALIAN, THE BASE ENGLISH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A SCAGLIOLA EBONISED AND PARCEL-GILT CENTRE TABLE
    THE TOP ITALIAN, THE BASE ENGLISH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The top inset with a scagliola panel depicting the 'L'Aurora' after Guido Reni on standard end supports
    49. 1/2 in. (75 cm.) high; 52. 1/2 in. (133 cm.) wide; 27. 1/4 in. (69.5 cm.) deep


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    The scene to the top of this table is after Guido Reni's fresco 'L'Aurora', 1613-1614, in the, Casino dell Aurora Pallavicini, Rome.
    A similar table was sold: Phillips, London, 12 February 1985, lot 53.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Listed in the inventory made by John Lloyd Clayton (1796-1855) in 1833 for No.6 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, London, W1 and by descent.