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AN ITALIAN MAHOGANY, SPECIMEN MARBLE AND PIETRA DURA CENTRE TABLE
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AN ITALIAN MAHOGANY, SPECIMEN MARBLE AND PIETRA DURA CENTRE TABLE

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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AN ITALIAN MAHOGANY, SPECIMEN MARBLE AND PIETRA DURA CENTRE TABLE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The circular top inlaid with various specimen marbles including and pietre dure portor, breccia, porphyry, alabastro fiorito, rouge royal, lapis lazuli and malachite, on spreading fluted support and square base, the paper label inscribed in ink No 1103 / Monseuir / Monseuir d'Hauteville / Vevey, on recessed wooden castors, the frieze numbered for identification of marble
30 in. (76 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) diameter
Provenance
Purchased during a visit to Italy by Eric (1786-1848) and Aimée (1791-1855) Grand d'Hauteville in 1820.
Literature
F. Grand d’Hauteville, Le Château d’Hauteville, Lausanne, 1932, pp. 129-130 (in situ).
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