12 - 13 December 2007
A SET OF FOUR ITALIAN FRUITWOOD, ROSEWOOD INLAID AND EBONY-BANDED STOOLS
BY PELAGIO PALAGI AND GABRIELE CAPELLO, IL MONCALVO, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
En-suite to previous lot, each of square shape with scrolling foliate designs and palmette motifs to the side rails, with moulded edges, and on turned tapering unscrewable legs conformingly inlaid, upholstered à châssis in brown leather; with the following respective inventory numbering: one numbered in green paint '2586', and with remains of handwritten label inscribed 'Per la Camera del Bigliardo'; one numbered in green paint 'R2583'; numbered in green paint '2564' and with Pietro Accorsi circular trade label numbered '924'; and the last one numbered in green paint '2577', the stools with rubbed off 'PPR' painted mark
17¾ in. (45 cm.) high; 18 in. (46 cm.) wide (4)
Castello Reale di Racconigi, supplied to King Carlo Alberto (1798-1849)
With Pietro Accorsi, Turin.
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