19 May 2004
A LOUIS XV GILTWOOD CONSOLE
The serpentine incarnat turquin marble top above a conforming pierced C-scroll and floral-carved frieze, on scrolled legs joined by a rocaille-carved stretcher, the feet reduced and of uneven heights, later backboard and central support for marble top, regilt
33 in. (84 cm.) high, 71 in. (180.5 cm.) wide, 30 in. (76 cm.) deep
with Georges Bac, Paris, 1972.
Russell B. Aitken; Christie's, New York, 25 November 2003, lot 100.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Explore a breathtaking array of Impressionist and modern art, to be offered in our forthcoming 20th Century Week auctions from 15–22 June.
Why this iconic piece, offered in New York on 20 June, represented a 'moment of profound transition’ for its creator — and for furniture design itself