Luca Burzio


An important neoclassical Genoese console table

1785 c
Carved and gilt wood, green marble verde Alpi, 37,8 x 52,8 x 27,6 in

An Italian carved and gilded wood console table, with a rectangular Verde Alpi marble top above a rich moulding border, the frieze centred by a rectangular boss applied with a lion mask, flanked by panels cast with scrolling foliage and flowers. The four obelisk-shaped legs are richly carved with typically neoclassical motifs and applied lions heads, acanthus leaves, on leaf-carved capitals feet. Executed with its pair for the Giustiniani family in Genoa around 1785 by the same workshop active for the Marquises Spinola in Acqui Terme as a set of four including one sold the 10th of March 1999 in Sothebys London , lot 198, Giuseppe Rossi collection.

Luca Burzio
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