21 October 1999
A GEORGE II GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE
The later rectangular Portor marble top banded with Siena marble above a pierced richly-carved foliate frieze centered by a scrolled cartouche issuing floral garlands on scrolled similarly-carved supports joined by a pierced stretcher centering a floral bouquet with similarly-carved scrolled feet raised on a later incurved plinth with a flowerhead interlacing border
34in. (86cm.) high, 44in. (109cm.) wide, 22in. (56cm.) deep
Sold in these Rooms, 2 February 1991, lot 205 ($38,500).
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