Empire style ormolu mounted malachite circular centre table

£55,000

This magnificent circular table, wrought from malachite and both gilt and patinated bronze, is a superb example of the refined Empire style.

 

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Description

The circular table is crafted from malachite and gilt and patinated bronze in the Empire style. The table features a circular malachite tabletop encompassed by a moulded ormolu border, all above a recessed patinated bronze apron mounted with ormolu anthemia. The apron is supported by three legs, each modelled from malachite mounted ormolu as a winged loin. The legs terminate in paw feet and are connected with a tri-part ormolu and malachite stretcher. The feet are supported by a patinated bronze base, topped with a malachite plateau, and bordered with an ormolu mount.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
20th Century
Period
20th Century
Style
Empire, Neoclassical
Material
Malachite, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Patinated Bronze
Colour
Black, Gold, Green

Dimensions

Height
87 cm / 34.3 inches
Diameter
108 cm / 42.5 inches

Reference:
16725

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