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Louis XVI Marble Top Painted Wood Console

Catalogue: Special Collection: The Maison Jansen Designed Home of Walter and Janice Manley
Louis XVI Marble Top Painted Wood Console

Lot Details

Lot 2
Louis XVI Marble Top Painted Wood Console
The demilune top over a frieze carved with tied laurel, on tapering fluted legs joined by a demilune stretcher with urn finial. Height 32 3/4 inches, width 31 3/4 inches, depth 15 1/2 inches.

Provenance:
Bennett-Portago Inc., New York, March 1968


C A New York Apartment Decorated by Maison Jansen

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

appears to be in generally good, stucturally sound and undamaged condition; the frieze appears to be old but the legs and stretcher are probably later; the marble top is later; there is a later sheet metal brace located on the interior side of the upper frame, presumably added to provide added strength and stability to the frame; there appears to be some shrinkage to the large dovetail join areas at the top of the wood frame; there are scattered rim chips to the marble top and there is a shallow flake loss to one of the rear corners; the top surface of the marble is currently dirty in areas with a dried film or residue, which can be picked away and removed; it is possible there are small areas of infilling to the marble top, however, an examination of the marble top from the underside does not show any evidence of a previous break, etc.; the straight back edge of the marble top is polished smooth, i.e., not left somewhat rough as in older marble tops


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,062 (includes buyer's premium)

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Special Collection: The Maison Jansen Designed Home of Walter and Janice Manley

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