12 - 13 December 2007,
Price realised GBP 400
GBP 400 - GBP 600
AN ITALIAN PROVINCIAL ORMOLU-MOUNTED WALNUT AND FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY GUERIDON
The circular top inlaid with a landscape above a frieze drawer and on tapering splayed feet joined by a concave-sided platform stretcher, the underside with a collection label inscribed in blue ink 'Villa.Silvio.Pellico' and numbered '23'
29 in. (74 cm.) high; 20½ in. (52 cm.) diameter
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