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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    AN ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED DEMILUNE SIDE TABLE

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN POLYCHROME-DECORATED DEMILUNE SIDE TABLE
    CIRCA 1780
    The associated breccia nuvolata gialla marble top above a frieze decorated with floral wreaths and scrolling husks, largely redecorated with traces of earlier decoration
    36½ in. (93 cm.), 52¾ in. (134 cm.) wide, 26½ in. (67 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    with Keller and Co., New York, in the 1950's.
    Bought from Fifty One Antiques, Toronto, Canada, April 1992.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CANADIAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 231-232)


    Literature

    W. Odom, A History of Italian Furniture, New York, 1967, vol. 2, p. 272, fig. 329 (described as Venetian).