14 December 2000
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE TABLE
The rectangular grey-veined white marble top above a mahogany-lined frieze drawer mounted with foliate and grape clasps and flanked to either side by cornucopiae, on scrolling legs headed by foliage and terminating in tapering foliate feet, above an inverted breakfront plinth, previously with mirrored back, possibly previously with further mounts, the marble replaced, stencilled twice 'CC' to the reverse
36¼ in. (92 cm.) high; 51.5 in. (131 cm.) wide; 19¾ in. (50.5 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 10 December 1987, lot 136.
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