The table retains much of the original gilding and the original ‘Rosso Levanto’ marble top.  The use of Roman heads in the frieze is unusual for a table of this period. A symbol of classial education of the patron and perhaps a reminder of the Grand Tour.

Literature: Elizabeth White, Pictorial Dictionary of British 18th Century Furniture Design: The Printed Sources, 1990, p. 264, pl. CXLVII. Jaques Dubarry de Lassale, ‘Identifying Marble’, 2000, pp. 64-5.


  • Provenance

    Elmore Court, Gloucestershire, England.


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