Exceptional and unique ceremonial round table in gilded bronze, Neo-Greek inspiration, presenting a magnificent tabletop set in a bronze pattern and polychrome glass marquetry inserted into a black-coloured grooved marble slab, decorated with a circular garland of intertwined flowers, and a monogram with the letter E.C in the middle.
The bronze centre includes four supports, each supported by the top of a capital resting on the head of a torso of Atlan. They are joined by a curved strut, fitted with a medallion bearing the effigy of the head of Mercury. Lion’s paw feet.
It bears the signature F. Barbedienne, one of the most famous Parisian furnishing houses of the second half of the 19th century. This table is designed by Ferdinand Levillain and produced by Maison Ferdinand Barbedienne.
French work from the second half of the 19th century.
Napoleon III period, around 1870.
Signed on Barbedienne bronze.
Signed on Levillain bronze.
Marquetry tabletop designed and made to order in Florence, Italy.
Height: 82 cm – Diameter: 94 cm