4 December 2008,
Price realised GBP 11,250
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD SOFA
ROME, LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
En suite with the previous lot, the rope-twist, husk-carved and beaded pierced rectangular back with foliate clasp finial, centred by an oval padded medallion covered in white and light-blue trellis patterned horsehair, the curved arms with foliate-wrapped terminals and husk-carved supports, above a rope-twist-carved frieze centred by a foliate cartouche, on foliate-wrapped turned and stop-fluted tapering legs headed by rosette paterae and terminating in stiff-leaf carved gadrooned ball feet
40 in. (101.5 cm.) high; 66¼ in. (168 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep
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See note to previous lot.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Villa Borghese, Rome.
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