Description & Technical information
An Italian neoclassical side table, in pine wood, blue and ivory painted and gilded, supporting a rectangular slab of excavation Egyptian porphyry, surrounded on three sides by a gilt pastiglia borderthe frieze centred with a profile portrait of Seneca and the corners with gilt lion masks, the side on a carved frieze on square tapering legs.
Sicilian, late 18th century.
Date: 1790 circa
Medium: Gilt, Giltwood, Hardstones, Lacca, Lapis, Plaster, Polychrome-painted, Porphyry, Tempera
Dimensions: 85 x 96 x 51 cm (33¹/₂ x 37³/₄ x 20¹/₈ inches)
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Decorative Arts, from Antiquities to XIX Century, focusing in particular on Fine Furniture, Sculpture, Textiles, Glass, Ceramics and Bronzes.
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