A French Restauration Table

  • Stock ID: 12271

A  fine and understatedly elegant French Restauration period circular gueridon table fitted with a (later) 'Pietre Dure' inlaid marble top, standing on a faceted  pilaster and typical tripod base with lion's paws feet.

Pietre Dure is a 15th century Florentine Renaissance technique, where the marble slab is very precisely chiselled away to accommodate each inlay. Typically, several inlaid parts will be used form a single pattern.

The solid, black marble top is finely inlaid in a Classic geometrical 'fan' pattern surrounding a central medallion with two doves, an allegory for Peace. These patterns were achieved using exotic marble and semi-precious stones. Area of Paris, circa 1830.

Condition report: Complete and good condition, the marble top has recently been restored, the walnut base is requiring some small amount of carpentry work and repolishing.
Dimensions: Diameter 92 cm, height 73 cm.
Status: Available

  • Price: AU$12,000.00

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