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A Gilded Wood Console Bracket Depicting America

$ 21,000
  • Description
    This highly sculptural console bracket is centered by a supporting herm figure in the guise of an American Indian with a crown of feathers. It was probably made as part of a series, each of which represented a continent, as was the fashion in the eighteenth century. The shaped latticework and incurved shell-like scrolling elements are indicative of early rococo furniture made in Frankfurt for the Princes von Thurn und Taxis.
  • More Information
    Origin: Germany
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Gilded wood
    Condition: Excellent.
    Creation Date: 1735-1745
    Styles / Movements: Baroque, Rococo
    Book References: H. Kreisel and G. Himmelheber, Die Kunst des deutschen Möbels: Spätbarock und Rokoko, vol. II, 1983, fig. 593.
    Dealer Reference #: CON 18-24
    Incollect Reference #: 178781
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.5 in; H. 18 in; D. 6.5 in;
    W. 36.83 cm; H. 45.72 cm; D. 16.51 cm;
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