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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 393

    A SET OF FOUR ITALIAN TERRACOTTA SEATS

    BY A. RAGHI & BONI, MILAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    A SET OF FOUR ITALIAN TERRACOTTA SEATS
    BY A. RAGHI & BONI, MILAN, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Each modelled as a cushioned and tassled stool, each with maker's stamp 'A. Raghi e Boni Milano', one restored
    19 in. (48.5 cm.) high; (4)


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    An 1840s drawing for a related French-fashioned and squab-cushioned seat or 'pouf', appropriate for garden conservatories etc., features in the L. Simon catalogue in the Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs Paris (N. de Reyniès, Le mobilier domestique, Paris, 1987, vol. 1, p.57. no. 24).

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