8 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
AN ITALIAN SCAGLIOLA TABLE TOP
MID 18TH CENTURY
The rectangular top inlaid overall with simulated pietre dure and marble insets including lapis lazuli, giallo, and porphyry, centred by an exotic bird, perched on a ribbon-addorned branch, within a rectangular surround decorated with scrolls, minor losses to the front left outer edge, restored break and minor restorations
33½ in. x 56¾ in. (85 cm. x 144 cm.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Sotheby's, London, 31 October 2006, lot 330.
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