An exceptional early 19th-century pietra dura specimen marble center table, the square table top with geometric book-matched rare marbles laid around a central chess board. The whole raised on a carved and giltwood four-sided pedestal base.
Early 19th Century Italian Pietra Dura Specimen Marble Table
The rare specimen marbles for this Pietra Dura top were collected from all over the world, specimens from Northern Europe, Africa, the middle east. Siena, Cipollino of Versilia, Russian Malachite, African Breccia, to name just a few.