A Louis XV Period Giltwood Console Table
This outstanding Louis XV Period Giltwood Console table is lavishly carved with the naturalistic, voluptuous motifs fashioned during the Louis XV period.
The ‘Terre de Sienne’, Arc-en-Arbalète-shaped (Crossbow Shape) marble top, above a symmetrical pierced foliate and acanthus-carved frieze, with C-scrolls and a central Rococo-shell cartouche, flanked by scrolled and foliate sprays.
On conforming C-scrolled, hipped, fretted, cabriole legs, headed with foliate sprays, joined by a conforming C-scrolled, foliate carved stretcher centred by a foliage and a central Rococo-shell cartouche, terminating on scrolled feet.
Displaying a superb degree of artistry, this table exemplifies the Louis XV era with grace and charm.