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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    A WHITE STATUARY AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

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    A WHITE STATUARY AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    The tablet carved with a personification of Rhetoric with book and scroll framed by an armillary sphere and Music trophy, the blocks carved as capitals above fluted jambs, with an etched steel register grate insert, restorations
    53½ in. (136 cm.) high; 66 in. (167.6 cm.) wide; 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep; the opening -- 39 x 40 in. (99 x 101.5 cm.)


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