Rare Roman Patinated Bronze-Mounted Giltwood and Porphyry Gueridon
Sold for $11,563
ca. 1770-1780, the gueridon with a period circular porphyry-clad stone top, each of the four legs capped with a patinated bronze bust in the neoclassical taste, the lower fluted giltwood ring raised on four molded patinated bronze feet.
h. 32", dia. 24"
Provenance: Private collection, Dallas, Texas.
**In overall good condition.
Top with scattered faint surface scuffs along with an area of polished-out minor surface loss along the top edge (1-5/8" x 1/8").
The matching patinated bronze busts each with some degree of oxidation.
Gilt surfaces with typical scattered touch-ups, oxidation and surface losses consistent with age.