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    Sale 2090

    European Furniture, Sculpture, Works Of Art, Tapestries And Carpets

    22 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 118

    A PAIR OF SOUTH EUROPEAN ROSEWOOD AND IVORY-INLAID STOOLS**

    POSSIBLY SPANISH, CIRCA 1825-40

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    A PAIR OF SOUTH EUROPEAN ROSEWOOD AND IVORY-INLAID STOOLS**
    POSSIBLY SPANISH, CIRCA 1825-40
    Each with ivory line-inlay, with a rectangular padded seat covered in close-nailed black horsehair, above a frieze with pierced Gothic-arched apron, on spirally-reeded legs and toupie feet
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high, 24 in. (61 cm.) wide, 16¼ in. (41 cm.) deep (2)


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    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Bought from Briger Fairholme Jones, Old Lyme, CT. in 1987.