Antique Italian Marquetry Table

ORIGIN: Northern Italy
AGE: Late 19th century
DIMENSIONS: 27 ¼” diameter x 27” h
MATERIALS: Wood, various wood veneers
CONDITION: Very good; surface crazing; minor cracks and losses; dark spot on pedestal

Description

Octagonal Italian table on tripod base with fine marquetry work of a bird on flowering branches surrounded by geometric parquetry.  The turned column pedestal and three shaped legs feature fine inlays as well.  Great as a side table between two armchairs or next to a sofa.

The top has extensive crazing and a few minor cracks and losses; there is a dark spot of old wood filler on the column that seems to have darkened with time; the top is ever so slightly warped (see photos).