Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

R 34 140
Lot 226
A Napoleon III boulle, tortoiseshell and gilt-metal-mounted centre table

Lot Estimate
R 20 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 34 140

About this Item

A Napoleon III boulle, tortoiseshell and gilt-metal-mounted centre table
the oval-shaped top centred by floral and scrolling foliate marquetry, enclosed by a conforming ebonised panel, acanthus-leaf and dart moulded rim, the shaped frieze applied with four gilt-metal mounted masks interspersed with panels of tortoiseshell and boulle marquetry, centred by a long drawer, on cabriole legs applied with caratyd mounts, terminating in lion-paw sabots, some distress, 76cm high, 146cm wide, 92cm deep

*This lot is not suitable for export

Notes

This lot appears in photographs of Harcroft, Cape Town, during Charles and Muriel Rycroft's occupancy post 1951.

 


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