New York, East
28 June 2000
A NORTH ITALIAN BAROQUE WALNUT SETTEE
Early 18th Century
The waved, arched padded back, downswept arms and squab cushion upholstered in green silk-velvet, on baluster-turned legs joined by stretchers with turned finials, on bun feet, stamped 10 times S.P.Q.B. and with a label inscribed ...NHAVN/...NSK RODEKORS/...kur susvirksomhed...
76in. (200.5cm.) long
The de Koenisberg family.
Acquired by Garza-Schlesch, New York from the de Koenigsbergs in the late 1950s/early 1960's.
Acquired by the present owner from Garza-Schlesch.
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The as yet unidentified brand S.P.Q.B. is probably an Italian Civic brand, along the lines of the ancient Roman initials S.P.Q.R. for 'Senatus Populusque Romanum'.
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