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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 117

    A WHITE CARRARA MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE

    19TH CENTURY, OF NEOCLASSICAL STYLE, THE TABLET AND FRIEZE POSSIBLY EARLIER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE CARRARA MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE
    19TH CENTURY, OF NEOCLASSICAL STYLE, THE TABLET AND FRIEZE POSSIBLY EARLIER
    The stepped shelf above a fluted and swagged frieze centred by a tablet depicting a reclining Venus, Cupid and an amoretto, flanked on each side by a standing Caryatid on semi-circular plinths
    65 in. (165 cm.) high; 91 in. (230 cm.) wide; 15 in. (37 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Possibly William Du Pont Snr, Liseter Hall (later known as Foxcatcher Farm), Pennsylvania.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the estimate in the printed catalogue is incorrect. The correct estimate should read £20,000-30,000