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Console table: M.9-1977

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Console table of carved, gessoed and gilt wood with nymphs, putti, masks, scrollwork and floral swags and a black and white marble slab top,


History note: Mentmore Towers

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museums with a grant-in-aid from Victoria and Albert Museum.

Measurements and weight

Width: 218 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: circa AD 1700

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Components of the work

Top composed of marble ( black and white) Decoration

Materials used in production

Gilt wood

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.9-1977
Primary reference Number: 98278
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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