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A pair of French parcel-gilt walnut encoignures

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A pair of French parcel-gilt walnut encoignures

CIRCA 1895

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A pair of French parcel-gilt walnut encoignures Circa 1895 Each surmounted by a triform brèche Harlequin marble top, above an acanthus frieze centred to the front by a female mask in a scallop shell, on three square tapering pierced baluster legs, each centred by a foliate terminal, joined by a scroll stretcher, centred by a square acanthus finial headed by flowers, on three square stepped feet 36¾ in. (93 cm.) high; 33½ in. (85 cm.) deep (2)
Provenance
Most probably commissioned by the Duc and Duchesse de Gramont, (née Rothschild) for their Renaissance style Château de Valière, near Paris, built in the 1890s.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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