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    Sale 7631

    Important European Furniture & Sculpture

    4 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 142

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD SOFA

    ROME, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD SOFA
    ROME, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    En suite with the previous lot, the rope-twist, husk-carved and beaded pierced rectangular back with foliate clasp finial, centred by an oval padded medallion covered in white and light-blue trellis patterned horsehair, the curved arms with foliate-wrapped terminals and husk-carved supports, above a rope-twist-carved frieze centred by a foliate cartouche, on foliate-wrapped turned and stop-fluted tapering legs headed by rosette paterae and terminating in stiff-leaf carved gadrooned ball feet
    40 in. (101.5 cm.) high; 66¼ in. (168 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Villa Borghese, Rome.