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January 12, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Grand Tour Micromosaic and Specimen Table with Eastlake-style Base

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 12, 2018 10:00AM


Grand Tour Micromosaic and Specimen Table with Eastlake-style Base, Italy, probably Rome, 19th century, round molded top inlaid with centralized tesserae scene of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome surrounded by assorted colored marbles and a geometric chain at perimeter, supported on an Eastlake-style ebonized and gilded pedestal highlighted by carved grotesque animal monopodia extending to a tripartite base supported on paw feet, ht. 30 7/8, dia. 24 1/4 in.

Estimate $12,000-18,000

Frame with split; base with age typical wear and minor defects. Table top in very good condition throughout with no evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations.

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