7 - 8 March 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
AN ITALIAN CREAM-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT LOW TABLE,
the underside inscribed in black chalk 23990 300 and with paper label inscribed 'Made in Italy 23990 FRATELLI PAOLETTI FIRENZE Via del Serragli 17'
17 in. (43 cm.) high, 36 in. (92 cm.) wide, 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
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