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Console Table

1880-1890 (made)
Place Of Origin

Console Table, ITALIAN 16th century
Walnut Wood. Each bracket is carved in relief on both sides with a wing, acanthus leaves, and scrolls, within a border composed of small discs lying on one another and united by a string. In front of each is a mask with a long neck. From the wings on either side, a bunch of leaves and acorns hang by a ribbon. Each bracket rests on a claw foot, with a plain moulded plinth. There are two supports in front with carved end for drawing out.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
walnut, carving
Brief Description
Stand for`Plus Oultra' cabinet, 11-1891, walnut; Italy, probably c1880
Physical Description
Console Table, ITALIAN 16th century

Walnut Wood. Each bracket is carved in relief on both sides with a wing, acanthus leaves, and scrolls, within a border composed of small discs lying on one another and united by a string. In front of each is a mask with a long neck. From the wings on either side, a bunch of leaves and acorns hang by a ribbon. Each bracket rests on a claw foot, with a plain moulded plinth. There are two supports in front with carved end for drawing out.

DimensionsTaken from department file: H 2ft 10.5in x L 4ft 4.75in x W 1ft 7in (feet and inches) H 87.63cm x L 133.98cm x W 48.26cm (centimetres)
Object history
Purchased with 11-1891

Bought from Stefano Bardini, Florence as part of a larger purchase (Mus. nos. 9 to 45-1891 bought for £2450 - 1 -0)
Associated Object
11-1891 (Ensemble)
Collection
Accession Number
12-1891

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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