13 September 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A NORTH ITALIAN PARCEL-GILT, MAHOGANY AND FRUITWOOD TRIPOD GUERIDON
FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
The circular inset white marble top, ribbon-tied berried laurel border and plain frieze with beaded moulding on anthropomorphic carved legs and concave-fronted triangular plinth, the legs probably originally painted
31½ in. (80 cm.) high; 24¾ in. (63 cm.) diam.
Finarte Rome, 31 March 1987, lot 334.
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