The top of the table is inlaid with various coloured marbles and semi-precious stones in an elaborate design of strapwork and cartouches, with scrolling foliage, oak-leaves and acorns surrounding a central concave sided octagon of verde antico.
Pietre dure table by Unknown Artist, 1600
© Walker Art Gallery
- Marble & pietre dure on wood base
- 83 x 121 x 121 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £30,000 ( Total: £139,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
Winn family, Nostell Priory.
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