Item No. #TAB-191106
An elegant Italian Grand Tour 19th or early 20th-century neo-classical center table base. Having a monopodium tripod carved carrara marble base with each leg having an intricately carved lion head, mane, acanthus leaf detail, and bent legs terminate below in toed paws on a stepped plinth. An RT Facts Find.
Monopodium: A decorative support used on tables and chairs, consisting of the head and one leg of an animal, usually a lion. The monopodium was first seen in Roman furniture, and was revived by late 18th century neoclassical designers such as Thomas Hope.
Dimensions: 42.75″ Dia x 36″H; each leg: . Each leg appx 8″W
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