An impressive Italian ormolu-mounted thuya wood Centre Table.Sold to an important Australian collector in 2018, now resold again at Sotheby’s London in May 2021.
The mounts attributed to Luigi Manfredini (Active in Milan, 1806-1840), surmounted by the original circular verde alpi marble top above a frieze mounted with gilt-bronze patera interposed by berried-laurel leaves centred by a rosette above in the middle a double rim ormolu-mounted baluster, four curved monopodiae legs with lions mask on the top profusely decorated on each side, terminating in gilt bronze lion paw feet raising on a fourfold concave base within a gilt-bronze rim above a frieze. Milan, end first quarter XIX c.
Height: 31,88 in. (81 cm)
Diameter: 50 in. (150 cm)