Prunkvolle Louis XV Konsole, Italien, Mitte 18. Jh.

A giltwood carved console table with a faux mottled rouge marble top of serpentine form, above a pierced frieze boldly carved with a central shell within C-scrolls, acanthus leaves, rocaille and flowers. Raised on cabriole front-legs joined by a pierced C-scroll stretcher depicting flowers and foliate. Burnished water-gilded areas contrasting with matte finishing, in some areas the gold leaf has worn through to expose the reddish brown "bole" or gilder's clay. Some refreshed gilding, overall beautifully warm patina of a gilded surface.

OF THE PERIOD: Mid-18th ct.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: gilt and painted wood
CONDITION: Very good. Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 34.65 in (88 cm)
WIDTH: 41.34 in. (105 cm)
DEPTH: 20.87 in. (53 cm)
Price Upon Request

– Verkauft / Sold –