Italian Baroque style parcel gilt writing or console table, comprised of assembled parts. Faux marble top with foliate carved edge, over a skirt with applied gilt and gessoed acanthus leaf and lamb's tongue molding and polychrome painted faux medallions depicting various busts of nobility. Turned legs with Corinthian capitals, bead and bellflower turned molding and acanthus leaf-capped ball feet. Retailer label of Newel Art Gallery, 883 2nd Ave., NYC, to underside. 35" H x 51 1/2" W x 28" D. Table top frame is 20th century. Other components likely Italian, late 19th century. Provenance: The Estate of Judith E. Crosland, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: Top with some stains and does not fit flush into support. One leg with repaired split. Few scattered losses to molding and paint decoration.
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