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A Companion Pair of Venetian Lacca Povera Center Tables
Each with cartouche shaped top; one with a motif of Classical gods and goddesses; the other of mortals in pastoral and exotic landscapes; raised on conforming apron supported by cabriole legs terminating in hoof feet; the whole with pale yellow background and decorations of red, brown, green and gilt; "Lacca povera" originated in Venice in the 1750's to resemble the lacquered furniture of Japan and China. Restorations including the re-support of one top.
Provenance: Christie's New York, European Furniture, Tuesday April 22, 2008
INVENTORY CODE: 035-011-2
ORIGINS: 19th century, Italy
DIMENSIONS: 27" H 46" W 33.5" D
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