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An Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style BaseAn Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style Base

This stunning eighteenth century Sienna marble top, likely acquired on a Grand Tour trip, is supported on a well proportioned nineteenth century stand with anthemion and lotus carved frieze raised on tapering legs with rams heads and pendent husks ending in fluted tapering feet.

The form and decoration of this console relates closely to furniture made for Harewood House built for Edwin Lascalles, 1st Baron Harewood between 1759 and 1771 with interiors designed by Robert Adam and furniture by Thomas Chippendale. The motifs of the anthemion and rams heads, a signature of Adam style Neo-Classicism, can be seen throughout furniture at Harewood including a library table illustrated in Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, 1978, vol. II, p. 244, fig. 446 and a pair of pier tables in the music room bearing a similar carved freeze and fluted tapering feet.

Item ID:2116

HEIGHT
35" (89 cm)
WIDTH
74.5" (189 cm)
DEPTH
26.5" (67 cm)
STYLE
Robert Adam
PERIOD
18th Century
THEME
English Country
ROOM
entrance

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    An Eighteenth Century Sienna Marble Veneered Top Supported on Adam Style Base

    $60,000 USD