Luxury Design, Past & Present
An Italian Occasional Table
Constructed in a good flame-veneer mahogany, with gilt metal mounts; rising from a tripartite incurved base mounted on castors, issuing three entasis form cylindrical columns, gilt metal mounted at their capitols and bases, which support the circular glazed platform, inset with a watercolour painting, of five of the major principal views of Rome, including St Peter’s Square, the Pantheon, the Colisseum, the Spanish Steps and the Arch of Constantine.
Signed by the artist, F. Valenti.
Italian, Circa 1820