c19th italian carved 'nero belgio' marble bath or cistern 'grand tour' souvenir

C19th Italian carved 'Nero Belgio' marble bath or cistern 'Grand Tour' souvenir.


| $2,330 USD | €1,983 EUR

Item Number

ML 182


C19th Italian carved 'Nero Belgio' marble bath or cistern, 'Grand Tour' souvenir.
Well-carved black marble , or Marmo Nero Belgio , desk-top cistern or bath model of open sarcophagus form. The body of tapering carved gadrooned design, the top edge with classical 'stiff-leaf' carving . Rectangular free-standing form raised on a stepped and moulded plinth base .
In excellent original condition with no damage or repairs.
Stylish addition to a 'Grand Tour' collection or for use on a library or writing table as a statement or as a desk-tidy.
H 4.5"
W 13"
D 5.5"
Italy c. 1870
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 182


Height = 12 cm (5")
Width = 28 cm (11")
Depth = 14 cm (6")

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