11 December 2001
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV STYLE GREEN-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT CONSOLES
Each with serpentine and moulded white-veined liver marble top, above a pierced frieze carved with flowerheads foliage and rocaille motifs, centred by a stylised shell within scrolls, the sides carved conformingly and on scrolled cabriole legs carved with floral swags and joined by a pierced asymmetrical stretcher centred by a floral spray both consoles variously numbered in black pencil '1971' and '2196', one console with Pietro Accorsi trade label, differences in construction, redecorated and regilt, one marble top with repaired break
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 39½ in. (100 cm.) wide; 21¼ in. (51.5 cm.) deep (2)
With Pietro Accorsi, Turin.
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