Fancy Renaissance Revival Victorian ebonized pedestal. This piece retains most of its original turquoise and red polychrome and gilt decoration. The top has the original fabric with a turquoise filled incised decoration around the edge. There are original brass chains that drape between the skirts. A fancy brass band surrounds the circumference of the center pedestal at the mid point. The stand sets on four hoof feet. This identical pedestal (minus the original chains) is pictured on page 91 of
Styles of American Furniture 1860-1960 by Eileen and Richard Dubrow. A stylish stand in nice original condition.
Dimensions: 37″H x 14″Diameter
Finish: Good original ebony, gilt and polychrome decoration. There is some normal wear to the ebonized finish on the feet.
Price: $1850 SPECIAL SALE PRICE: $995