Description
A pair of imposing, cast iron consoles after a design by Karl Friedrich Schinkel for the Palace of Prince August in Berlin, circa 1826/28
Solid cast iron, painted a greenish shade. Probably made by Königliche Berliner Eisengießerei, the royal iron foundry. The solid iron bars joined at right angles. Interspersed with fine acanthus tendrils. Dimensions 63 x 116 x 9,5 cm.
The pair of consoles presented here can be seen in a photograph from 1940, which shows the Prince August Palace in Wilhelmstrasse 65, Berlin, where they hung in the Iron Gallery on the garden side of the first floor.
Provenance: From a German private collection. Comes with an in-depth expertise by Dr. Achim Stiegel, Berlin.
Condition: II


Condition Report:
Slight signs of age. Partly restored. In good overall condition with a patina.

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Estimate 12 000 EUR
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