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October 26, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 1212: AN ITALIAN PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT CONSOLE TABLE ROME, CIRCA 1770 |(47 views)
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Description: with a giallo antico marble top, with a penciled inscription at the back reading 'secondo salotto'
This magnificent console table is in good conserved condition. There are repairs to the supports, namely to the areas where they join the upper section, and to the stretcher. Largely re-gilt, the painted decoration has been refreshed, although it does retain a nice old craquelure. There are marks, chips and minor losses as expected and marks of old woodworm that appears to be no longer active. The original marble top is in good condition, with very minor chips as expected, and one small loss to the veneer on the right back corner.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Formerly in an Italian aristocratic collection;
Sotheby's Milan, 20 June 2006, lot 361.
Dimensions: 95cm. high, 213cm. wide, 88cm. deep; 3ft. 1¼in., 7ft., 2ft. 10¾in.
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