Italian, Bologna - Oval Table, late 19th century

Italian, Bologna

Oval Table, late 19th century

Walnut, 87.5 x 190 x 140 cm (34 7/16 x 74 13/16 x 55 1/8 in.) overall


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Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the antique dealer Gaetano Pepe, Naples on 26 October 1906 for 197 lire.


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 169. (17th century)
“Notes, Records, Comments.” Gardner Museum Calendar of Events 6, no. 36 (5 May 1963), p. 2. (17th century)
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston, 2011), p. 185, no. 73. (as Italian, late 19th century, with 17th century Bolognese legs)

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