An impressive Italian ormolu-mounted thuya wood Centre Table.Sold to an important Australian collector in 2018, now on offer again at Sotheby’s London.
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)