30 September 1999
A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND SPECIMEN MARBLE SIDE TABLES
The tops and the frieze of the stands late 18th Century, the legs later
Each with a rectangular geometrically-patterned top with black borders and an ormolu ribbon-and-rosette edge, the panelled frieze centred by a draped mask, flanked by acanthus-scrolled and flowerhead roundels, on turned tapering fluted legs headed by laurel collars and on bun feet, the frieze re-supported, the tops numbered for a key
36 in. (93.5 cm.) high; 57 in. (145 cm.) wide; 28 in. (72.5 cm.) deep (2)
Anonymous sale in these Rooms, 15 December 1994, lot 140.
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A marble top of this type, and with similar ormolu border, is illustrated in A. Gonzlez-Palacios, Il Gusto dei Principi, Milan, vol. II, 1993, p. 240.
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