16th Century Italian Renaissance Period Walnut Library Table

$7,500.00

Rare late 16th century Renaissance period walnut library table or writing table from Umbria, Italy. Known as an "Asso di Coppe" table constructed in a trestle style with an exposed mortise and Tenon joinery on the shaped leg stretcher. The top of the table has a rectangular form of two boards above a three drawer case. The table is supported by vase shaped legs ending with shoe feet. Beautifully crafted with old repairs and lovely worn patina commensurate age and use.

Provenance: From a San Francisco estate purchased at Curtis studio auction S.F on April 25, 1926. Property of the Cattadori Collection, lot 1317. Ostensibly removed from the Palazzo Marchese Cauriana, Mantova Italy.

Dimensions: 61"w x 29"d x 30.5"h

Circa: Late 16th-Early 17th Century, Italy

Materials: Walnut

Condition: Distressed, minor wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully crafted with old repairs to top as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear with worn patina and visible losses.

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