Lot 1418* - A182 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM

PAIR OF PORTE-TORCHERES "AUX TETES DE BELIERS",

Louis XVI, probably Piedmont, ca. 1780/90.
Fluted and profiled wood, and opulently carved with ram heads, foliage and decorative frieze, and gilt. Slightly protruding "Carrara" marble top. Some losses and restorations.
D 45 cm. H 85 cm.

Provenance:
- from a French collection.

Literature: A. Disertori / A.M. Necchi-Disertori, Il mobile del settecento - Italy, Novara, 1985; pp. 32-44 (information on Piedmont furniture). E. Quaglino, Il mobile piemontese, Milan, 1966; pp. 164-182 (with illustrations of similar consoles and tables).

CHF 16 000 / 25 000

€ 14 040 / 21 930

Sold for CHF 17 300 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.