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A PAIR OF ITALIAN BONE AND IVORY INLAID 'ALLA CERTOSINA' WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
A PAIR OF ITALIAN BONE AND IVORY INLAID 'ALLA CERTOSINA' WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
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A PAIR OF ITALIAN BONE AND IVORY INLAID 'ALLA CERTOSINA' WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS

CIRCA 1880

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN BONE AND IVORY INLAID 'ALLA CERTOSINA' WALNUT SIDE CHAIRS
CIRCA 1880
The backs centred by engraved ivory panels, one probably depicting Virtue or Good Government triumphing over Greed, signed ?TECTI ?DOLI, the other probably depicting Peace triumphing over War, the seats inlaid with similar panels depicting respectively a wedding dance and a gathering in a drawing room, the latter signed indistinctly by the artist, on ebonised androsphinx front supports (2)
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This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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