• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 292

    AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE AND GILTWOOD CENTRE TABLE

    PROBABLY ROMAN, CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE AND GILTWOOD CENTRE TABLE
    PROBABLY ROMAN, CIRCA 1860
    The rectangular top inlaid with various specimen marbles with a reeded and be-ribboned carrara marble border, on a lotus-carved stand with four turned tapering legs joined by stretchers, re-gilt
    33½ in. (85 cm.) high; 47½ in. (121 cm.) wide; 21 in, (53 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington (1826-1917) when in Rome in 1860 and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 42.