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.
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