Pietre dure table by Unknown Artist

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.

Details

Medium:
Marble & pietre dure on wood base
Dimensions:
83 x 121 x 121 cm
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £139,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

Provenance

Winn family, Nostell Priory.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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