23 November 2010
A WEST COAST MODERNIST (LOTS 250-277)
AN ITALIAN WALNUT GUERIDON
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
After the Antique, with breccia policroma di S. Bernardo circular top, above a pierced anthemion frieze, on ram's head monopodia supports and tripartite base, with remains of paper labels to underside, one inscribed 1000049/rolf, with indistinct pencil inscription beneath marble
32½ in. (82.5 cm.) high, 18 in. (46 cm.) diameter
Acquired from Adolph Loewi, 1957.
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