Pair of Rococo style Italian giltwood and marble pier tables
Italian, 19th Century
Height 93cm, width 130cm, depth 65cm
These exceptional pier tables are designed in the Louis XV style. The tables are crafted from giltwood, marble, and imitation marble. Each table features a shaped marble top set above an imitation marble apron profusely finished with giltwood accents: the front and side aprons are centred with elaborate pierced shell-like motifs. The cabriole legs are finished with carved putti and an abundance of fruity forms, while the imitation marble backboard is flanked by caryatid-like pilasters finished with female figurative forms.