AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850
AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850
AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850
AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850
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PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot Sold:16,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

AN ITALIAN GILT-BRONZE TABLE WITH A MICROMOSAIC TOP THE TOP, ROME, CIRCA 1850


central medallion depicting the Colosseum with figures in the foreground, surrounded by a floral wreath composed of pink roses and green foliage, the top reduced in size

76.5cm. high, 52.5cm. diameter; 2ft. 6⅛in., 1ft. 8⅝in.



Condition Report

In general good condition. Minor scratches to the top, which has been reduced in size as stated in the catalogue. Slightly unstable, and the screws of the base would benefit from being tighten.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Jack Frost, Los Angeles, 1975.

Literature

J. H. Gabriel, with contributions by Anna Maria Massinelli and essays by Judy Rudoe and Massimo Alfieri, Micromosaics: The Gilbert Collection, London, 2000, cat. no. 72, p. 134.

STONE: Marble and Hardstones
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