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An Italian micromosaic and specimen marble table top, Rome, first half 19th century

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

50,000 - 80,000 GBP

An Italian micromosaic and specimen marble table top, Rome, first half 19th century

An Italian micromosaic and specimen marble table top, Rome, first half 19th century

Estimate:

50,000 - 80,000 GBP

Lot sold:

75,600

GBP

An Italian micromosaic and specimen marble table top, Rome,

first half 19th century


the circular top centered by St. Peter's Basilica within a radiating flowerhead of specimen marbles within a stylised Greek key border enclosing small rectangular plaques depicting Roman ruins such as The Forum, the Colosseum, The Pantheon, Castello San'Angelo, The Arch of Constantine, the Temple of Vesta amongst others, on a Empire mahogany veneered base with four columnar supports with gilt-bronze headers joined by a concave-sided platform stretcher on block feet with brass castors

75.5cm. high, 117cm. diameter; 2ft. 5¾in., 3ft. 10in.

In overall good condition. The top with minor old marks, scuffs to edges and scratches, consistent with age and use. The base in good condition, with minor scattered chipping to rim (ranging from on 0.5 to 4cm). Later wooden strengthener beneath the marble to support it. The table base is associated with the top.


Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


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the top sold at Bonhams, San Francisco, Fine European and American Furniture and Decorative Arts, 14 June 2010, lot 5540 ($82,960).