An Italian Baroque Carved Walnut Refectory Table, Umbrian, 14th century and later
    35-1/2h x 101 w x 34-1/2 d inches (90.17 x 256.54 x 87.63 cm)

    From the William Randolph Hearst Collection

    The large rectangular top above three uniquely carved supports featuring classical eagles and floral motifs in relief and sleigh feet joined by a single stretcher. A handsome and massive piece that was probably selected for use in San Simeon as noted by the attached label to the underside.

    Retaining labels: the first with W.R. Hearst, 3925 typed and the second reading Carved Walnut Refectory Table Umbrian 14th C. Tolentino S (?) S. S. NO u/r San Simeon in cursive handwriting. Both affixed to the underside

    Property from the Personal Collection of Shirley Temple Black

    Condition Report*:

    Retains original labels to under side of table, the top has been refinished and displays a deep patination with small patches of replacement, heavier wear to the later cleated ends, slight loss of carved details, wormholing throughout and wear indicative of age and use.

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    December, 2016
    6th Tuesday
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