9 March 2000
AN ITALIAN RED AND ORANGE JASPAR-VENEERED SIDE TABLE
With rectangular moulded top on twin in-curved end-supports, the top with losses, restorations, one support lacking its plinth (not illustrated)
30 in. (76.2 cm.) high; 69¼ in. (176 cm.) wide, 34¾ in. (88.3 cm.) deep
Possibly bought in Italy by Thomas John Wynn (d. 1832), 2nd Baron Newborough, Glynllifon, Caernarvonshire, Wales, and by descent until sold with the house to the present owners.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The colourful Sicilian Jasper slab may have been brought back from his Grand Tour to Italy in the early 1820s by Thomas John Wynn, 2nd Baron Newborough (d. 1832).
International Head of Watches John Reardon on why devotees of Patek Philippe never settle for less than the best
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes