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Side table: M.23-1950

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 7 (Courtauld)


Maker: Unknown




Gilt pine wood side table with four cabriole legs, open work carving in the Rococo manner, crossed stretchers and a serpentine Siena marble slab top.


History note: The Pelham Galleries, 155 Fulham Road, London, S.W. 3, from whom the donor bought it.

Legal notes

Given by Captain S. W. Sykes.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 67.3 cm
Height: 161.6 cm
Width: 141.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ The Veneto ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Sykes, Stanley William


18th century
Circa 1701 - Circa 1800

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Components of the work

Top composed of Siena marble

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.23-1950
Primary reference Number: 98277
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 March 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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