21 June 2012
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE CONSOLES
Each with an incarnat turquin marble top on a winged putto Triton support, flanked by bullrushes and scrolling uprights, one marble top with paper label to underside stencilled 229
41½ in. (105.5 cm.) high, 29 in. (73.5 cm.) wide, 13¾ in. (35 cm.) deep (2)
Property of a New York Private Collector; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 30 April & 1 May 1948, lots 190 and 191.
Gaby Salomon, Buenos Aires; Sotheby's, London, 12 November 1965, lot 43.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 22 November 1983, lot 211.
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