9 June 2009
A NEAR PAIR OF CONSULAT ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY, PARCEL-EBONIZED AND PARCEL-GILT CONSOLES
ONE STAMPED 'JACOB FRERES RUE MESLEE', CIRCA 1800
Each with a St. Anne marble top with a probably later mirrored backsplash, minor variations to timber and construction, block feet later, one stamped to middle center of top
33½ in. (85 cm.) high, 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide, 16¼ in. (41.5 cm.) deep (2)
Anonymous Sale; Christie's, New York, 24 May 2000, lot 344 (The Property of a Lady of Title).
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