An Italian Gueridon table, These tables originated in France in middle of the C17th. The supports for the early Gueridon were often modelled on African , ancient Egyptian, Greek human figures. While originally a humble table for the purpose of holding a candlestick or vase, they could also be a high style decorative piece of court furniture. At Versailles there were several hundred of them and within a generation they had taken an infinity of forms ,columns, tripods, termini and mythological figures. This is a C19th copy with gilded wood work and faux marble top. A stunning feature piece .
1140mm in dia and 800mm highMore Details →