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French Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted sans-traverse quarter veneer inlaid Pedestal, late 19th century

Ref#ST-2487 | Description

An impressive French Louis XVI style gilt-ormolu-mounted sans-traverse quarter veneer inlaid Pedestal, late 19th century,

The fine bold stepped moulded and veined marble top with concave sides above an intricately chiseled pierced gilt-ormolu frieze centered with a delicate crowned female mask amidst pierced draping swags, blossoming flowers, volutes on corners above anthemion, all above a wooden apron decorated with ormolu laurel branches.

The pedestal body is finely sans traverse quarter palisander veneer inlaid, ornamented with swaged blossoming floral garland at each center on a rectangular beaded filet centered with a standing putti within a ribbon tied berried wreath and flanked by impressive protruding ormolu foliage designed mounts and chutes at each corner,

The pedestal is raised on a stepped plinth centered at each side with an attractive central ormolu reserve of a pierced C shell issuing acanthus leaves. The plinth is surmounted with ormolu waterleaf foliate encadrement surrounding the pedestal body.


138-50-50 cm

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