27 juin 2009

An Italian antique marbles inlaid table top, Roman, late 16th/17th century

An Italian antique marbles inlaid table top, Roman, late 16th/17th century with a central elongated oval inlaid with alabaster on a Spanish brocatello ground, flanked by kidney shaped reserves of alabaster and diaper motifs, the border with a scrolled boss at each angle, with alternating band of octagons and diaper motifs, on a stone ground. 123cm. by 74.5cm.; 4ft.½in., 2ft.5½in. Est. 70,000—100,000 GBP Sotheby's. Important Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Clocks. 07 Jul 09 03:00 PM. London www.sothebys.com