A Louis XIV style carved giltwood centre table, late 19th century
A Louis XIV style carved giltwood centre table
late 19th century
the verde antico marble top above a pierced frieze carved with shells and rockwork on conforming scrolled legs united by an x-frame stretcher centred on a flower carved platform, one frieze rail incised IIA
79.5cm., high, 130cm. wide, 82cm. deep
The carving is good and 'lively'. There is rubbing in places to the gilding. With chips to extremities. The marble top has been broken and repaired and there are cracks and areas of filler. Chips to edges as to be expected. A decorative piece which is of a pleasing size.
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