AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE
AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE
AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE
AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE
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PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE

Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Sold:13,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

AN ITALIAN RED AND GREEN PORPHYRY, VITREOUS PASTE AND MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME, ATTRIBUTED TO FRANCESCO SIBILIO FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY, ON A LATER EMPIRE STYLE GILT-BRONZE AND MAHOGANY BASE


tabletop with a design of concentric bands inlaid with geometrical patterns, with a complex star motif in the centre

82cm. high, 69.5cm. diameter; 2ft. 8¼in., 2ft. 3⅜in.

Condition Report

In overall good condition. The gilt-bronze with minor scratches throughout. Very minor scratches to the top.


"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

Charles J. Winston, New York, 1974.

Exhibited

Gilbert Collection, Permanent Display, Somerset House, London, 2000-2007.

Literature

A. M. Massinelli, with contributions by Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, Hardstones: The Gilbert Collection, London, 2000, cat. no. 24, pp. 88-89.


Related Literature

Gonzalez-Palacios,`Lavori di Sibilio', L'Armadio Delle Meraviglie, Milan, 1991, p. 86.

M. S. Newby, ‘Francesco Sibilio and the Re-use of Ancient Roman Glass in the 19th century’, Annales du 16e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre Nottingham

, 2005, pp. 401-404.

Catalogue Note

See catalogue note at SOTHEBYS.COM

STONE: Marble and Hardstones
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