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TABLE

Made by: Societa Civile Arte Del Mosaico

On view in: Dacha


About this object

The symmetrical design with white flowers and scrolls on a yellow marble ground and a border with cornucopias full of fruit was supervised by Joseph Urban, architect for Mar-A-Lago, inspired by Renaissance pietre dure tables in the Pitti Palace in Florence. Eleven different stones were used, including various marbles. Hutton coat-of-arms and device of mosaic works used in design. Has six leaves.

Category:
furniture
Object name:
TABLE
Made from:
Wood (walnut) -- marble -- lapis lazuli -- jasper -- alabaster -- chalcedony -- shell -- gabbro
Made in:
Florence, Italy
Date made:
1928
Size:
914.4 × 2011.7 × 5821.7 cm (360 × 792 × 2292 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
33.50
Class:
FURNITURE
Signature marks:
COAT OF ARMS Hutton coat of arms [on one side] Coat of arms for the mosaic works (ARTE DEL MUSAICO MEDICEO FIRENZE AD MCMXXVIII (1928)) [on other side]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems