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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD ATHENIENNE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD ATHENIENNE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of tripod shape, the circular top with removable tole liner above a frieze carved with fruited laurel leaves, and winged sphinxes interspersed with flaming urns, above a beaded and gadrooned cup, the legs carved with stylised foliage and headed by bucranium, terminating in paw feet, on a foliate-carved concave-sided tripod base
    38½ in. (98 cm.) high; 15 in. (38 cm.) diameter


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