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Tabletop

Early XVII century. Alabaster, Paragone, Hardstone, precious. Room 003

This tabletop has a geometrical decoration with a large central oval framed by two volutes. The border combines ovals and diamonds with floral motifs. A similar type of decoration is to be found on the walls of a number of seventeeth-century Roman chapels.

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Technical data

Inventory number
O000468
Author
Roman Sculptor
Title
Tabletop
Date
Early XVII century
Technique
Inlay
Medium
Alabaster; Paragone; Hardstone, precious
Dimension
Height: 126.5 cm.; Width: 83 cm.; Weight: 134.4 Kg.; Weight of the support: 40.2 Kg.
Provenance
Royal Collection

Bibliography +

Mesas de piedras duras en el Museo del Prado, Galería Antiquaria, 142, 1996, pp. 28-34.

González-Palacios, Alvar, Las colecciones reales españolas de mosaicos y piedras duras, Museo Nacional del Prado, 2001, pp. 78-79, nº 7.

Gisbert, María Isabel, Vocabulario de mármoles arqueológicos en las mesas de piedras duras del Museo del Prado, Boletín del Museo del Prado, XX, 2002, pp. 111-128.

Other inventories +

Inv. Real Museo, 1857. Núm. 191.
"191. Tablero embutido con piedras Yta/lianas".

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Location +

Room 003 (On Display)

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Update date: 03-05-2019 | Registry created on 02-12-2015

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