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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 270

    AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE TABLE TOP

    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE TABLE TOP
    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of square form, with various marbles and hard stones, including verde antico, bianco e nero, rosso and giallo antico, Spanish brocatelle and various alabasters, centred by a stylised flowerhead motif surrounded by radiating segments and a lozenge-patterned band, within a scrolling foliate border, the angles decorated with stylised flowerheads, the rounded edge mounted with a gilt-metal border
    26 in. (66 cm.) square


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    A pair of specimen marble table tops of identical design to the present lot was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 6 December 2007, lot 85 (£24,500).

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