14 - 16 February 2006
A DUTCH BROWN PAINTED CARVED LIMEWOOD SIDE TABLE
THIRD QUARTER 17TH CENTURY
The later moulded rectangular Carrara-marble top above acanthus wrapped S-shaped supports issuing cherubs joined by a pierced acanthus-carved stretcher, centred by a putto riding a dolphin and flanked by floral garlands, the lower front left leg replaced
80 cm. high x 102 cm. wide x 74 cm. deep
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H. Kreisel, Die Kunst des Deutschen Möbels, vol. II,
Spätbarock und Rokoko, München 1970, ill. 124
Two comparable Dutch console tables, both decorated with carved cherubs, were sold at Christie's Amsterdam, sale 2429, The Schermerhorn Collection, lot 510, 531.
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