• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5658

    Christie's Interiors

    5 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    A WALNUT AMBOYNA AND IVORY MARQUETRY LOW TABLE

    INCORPORATING A GERMAN PANEL, LATE 17TH CENTURY AND LATER ADAPTED

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    Estimate

    A WALNUT AMBOYNA AND IVORY MARQUETRY LOW TABLE
    INCORPORATING A GERMAN PANEL, LATE 17TH CENTURY AND LATER ADAPTED
    The panel inlaid with ivory and pewter depicting a baroque Baldacchino enriched with flowers, figures and moths, later inset and mounted
    17 in. (43 cm.) high; 43¼ in. (110 cm.) wide; 29¼ in. (74 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Geoffrey Bennison