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Late 19th century, rosewood, tall applied shaped back splash featuring a central figure playing flute with all over leaf and rosette relief carving, the shaped top with relief carved vine/leaf/rosette design with figures at each corner, conforming relief carved and pierced skirt, raised on six legs with stylized lion head above two bird forms resting on a dolphin foot, multi-stretcher base each with repeating relief carved rosettes and central seated figure reading at rear center plinth.
41 x 68 x 27 in.Property of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, sold to support art collections care
Original, as found condition.
Break and repair to the far left and right tips at backsplash; some staining and wear to top surface; overall joint looseness; later brass Museum plaque to top center.
$1,000 - 2,000