An Antique Italian Centre Table

An Antique Italian Centre Table

c. 1860 Italy

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The base in carved wood, gilded, and depicting addorsed figures of draped female Manticores, dressed with garlands of flowering roses, supporting the upper frame, which has a running egg and dart moulding, and set upon a lobed cruciform base. The platform is in white Carrara marble.
Antecedents for this dramatic piece are to be found in the designs of Giacomo Amato & Antonio Grado, for pieces commissioned by the Duke of Uzeda, at the end of the XVIIth century, and shown in the National Gallery of Sicily and a tavolo da muro, in the Palazzo Colonna, Rome, dating to the first quarter of the XVIIth century, and another, in the Natiuonal Museum of Lisbon, Portugal.
Height 92.00 cm (36.22 inches)
Width 127.00 cm (50.00 inches)
Depth 69.00 cm (27.17 inches)
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Wood, gilt

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