18 October 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A PAIR OF ITALIAN NEOCLASSIC GILTWOOD, GILT-COMPOSITION AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED GUERIDONS
Early 19th century, redecorated
Each molded circular simulated red porphyry top with outset angles above a guilloche and flowerhead frieze hung with berried laurel garlands, on outset downswept panelled legs with hoof feet joined by X-shaped stretchers centered with a flowerhead, upon an incurved tripartite foot and further spreading fluted circular base
35¼in. (89.5cm.) high, 12¾in. (32.5cm.) diameter the top (2)
Possibly sold anonymously in these Rooms, 16 - 17 November 1979, lot 452.
Robert Polo, sold Sotheby's New York, 3 November 1989, lot 83 ($29,700).
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