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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A SOUTH ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL-GILT BUREAU-CABINET

    SICILY, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED AND PARCEL-GILT BUREAU-CABINET
    SICILY, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    The broken pediment centred by a pierced foliate cresting above a frieze decorated with scrolling foliage with an oval reserve, the panelled doors with moulded rectangular reserves with croisillon motif and further scrolling foliate ground surrounded by a trailing foliate border, flanked by panelled pilasters with foliate husks, the sides conformingly decorated, the lower section with canted angles and tapering pilasters with three long panelled drawers simulated as six, on shaped block feet
    129½ in. (329 cm.) high; 64¼ in. (163 cm.) wide; 30 in. (76 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Barone Fassini, Rome, 1962.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN