Marble-topped table by William Burges

Table with marble slabs inlaid in 'pietre dura' with formal designs of birds, butterflies, trees, and fountains on a ground of figured marbles; the oak underframe is painted red and black with stencilled gilt flowers and symbols.

Details

Medium:
Oak & marble
Dimensions:
137 x 81 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,300)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
Phillips de Pury

Provenance

William Burges; Colonel T.H.Minshall.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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