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An Italian carved, gilt-wood and marble mounted console table

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An Italian carved, gilt-wood and marble mounted console table


Probably executed for the Borghese Family after the Asprucci design, with a rectangular veneered Siena marble top above a frieze centred by a tessera of marmo di Aquitania in a wreath flanked by a band of scrolling foliage, flowerheads and two eagles as terminals, each stop of the fluted turned tapering legs with block collars inside in which are inlaid more oval of verde-antico tesseras, headed by an oval draped husk terminating in foliate carved ball feet.

Rome, late 18th Century.

Height: 36 inc. (91,5 cm)
Width: 56,7 inc. (144 cm)
Depth: 26,37 inc. (67 cm)

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