Live Auction

Fine European Furniture, Decorations and Fine Art

Thu, Oct 21, 2021 11:00AM EDT
Lot 389

Pair of Italian Carved Marble Trapezophoroi

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Both sides are carved with winged lion monopodia supports and centered with fruiting cornucopias and winged eagles.

34 1/4 x 44 x 7 in.

Note: Trapezophoroi were used in early Roman houses as leg supports for a marble table top. The top could have been a single slab or an elaborately inlaid micro-mosaic or pietra dura panel. They were generally used in an atrium of a wealthy family's house. 


One with more age splits, losses, old repairs and  small nicks throughout. Wear is consistent with age and use. Impressive scale and nicely carved.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.