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    Sale 1983

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art And Ceramics

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE GARDEN BENCH

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN WHITE MARBLE GARDEN BENCH
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The scrolled serpentine back surmounted by a winged grotesque mask, carved allover with scrolling foliage and a pair of mythological beasts bearing a coat-of-arms, over a bowed seat carved with floral festoons, flanked by a pair of caryatid supports hung with fruiting garlands
    40 in. (101.5 cm.) high; 87 in. (221 cm.) wide; 25 in. (63.5 cm.) deep


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    A similar garden bench sold at Christie's London, 16-17 June 1994, Lot 189 (£19,550).

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LEONA M. HELMSLEY (LOTS 1-41)