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    A Pair of Phenomenal French Ebony and Gilt Wood Pedestals

    Unknown maker, Paris, France
    Early 19th century
    Ebony solids and veneers, gilt wood
    Marks: none
    58 inches high

    The pair of ebony Neoclassical fluted columnar pedestals with gilt flutes, with carved gilt bows suspending pendant swags, the lower portion of flutes with staggered carved foliate decoration; raised on stepped base with an upper band of gilt banded and reeded decoration and a lower band of gilt leaf and berry decoration.

    Provenance:
    From the personal collection of Loyd Taylor and Paxton Gremillion, Dallas, Texas


    Condition Report*: minor losses to gilding
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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