19 May 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CONSOLE
CIRCA 1805, FRIEZE MOUNTS EARLY 19TH CENTURY AND PROBABLY ASSOCIATED
The rectangular associated brêche d'Alep marble top above a frieze drawer mounted with a pair of winged griffins and pierced foliate anthemion flanking a foliate escutcheon, resting on square legs headed by female Egyptian terms, on a conforming platform base, the top replaced, previously with further mounts to drawer
36 in. (91.5 cm.) high, 57¾ in. (147 cm.) wide, 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep
Acquired from Galerie Ghislaine David, Paris, 1993.
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