1 - 2 October 2009
A NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE,
GENOA, MID-18TH CENTURY,
with shaped nero antico marble top
35¾in. (91cm.) high, 52½in. (133cm.) wide, 22in. (56cm.) deep
Bought from Biggs of Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.
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Illustrated supplement, Country Life, 14 June 1984, p. 97.
This elegant console's scrolled legs with delicate fronds is typical of Genoese furniture. A closely related example is illustrated in L. Canorero, Il Barochetto Genovese, Milan, 1962, pl. 107.
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