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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  

    Estimate

    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.