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SPECIMEN MARBLE PEDESTAL TABLE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The top is set with a radiating pattern of different colored marbles held together by a rim in ormolu decorated on the top side with a continuous row of acanthus leaves and outside by a grapevine in repousse. The channeled pedestal is in black patinated bronze with a collar in gilt bronze with acanthus leaves at the top, and a larger acanthus leaf motif at the bottom. Three large scrolls connect the channeled pedestal foot to a triangular black patinated bronze base with the corners cut off and mounted with a band of acanthus leaves in ormolu. The three feet are paired lion's paws in ormolu.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
SPECIMEN MARBLE PEDESTAL TABLE
Made from:
Marble -- ormolu -- lacquered bronze
Made in:
England
Date made:
1800-1840
Size:
29 × 30 1/4 in. (73.7 × 76.8 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
31.51
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
MARK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems