Property from an English Private Collection
AN ITALIAN SPECIMEN MARBLE TABLE TOP, ROME CIRCA 1850
the marble top with a view of the Forum in the center, with an inscription at the back 'L***** 1850 Roma', on a later stand
72cm. high, 47.5cm. diameter; 2ft. 4¼in., 1ft. 6¾in.
In overall good condition. The marble top with minor scratches and chipping throughout. Some wax residues which can be easily removed. Break to rim of the base and would benefit from further attention. The base generally with old marks and scratches consistent with age and use.
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