A SET OF SIDE TABLES - SET OF THREE ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS MOUNTED AT THE END OF SOFAS ORIGIN: PROBABLY ROME PERIOD: 13TH CENTURY

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A set of three side tables porphyry-inlaid white marble , probably Roman and 13th century. Essay Cosmati art (Italian arte cosmatesco) is a kind of mosaic set, mainly floors, from small pieces of multi-colored stone and marble. It is typical of medieval Italy and is associated with the activities of several generations of masters of the Italian family Cosmati (Cosmati) XII-XIV centuries. The masters of this family worked in Rome and its environs. The name was given in 1860 by the Italian architect and art historian Camillo Boito. Cosmatesque mosaic refers to the geometric style, but has a uniqueness due to the circumstances of its origin. In ancient Rome, floors and walls of villas, palaces and baths were laid out with mosaics.

Dimensions: H.: 52 cm. (20 ½ in.) : L.: 26 cm. (10 ¼ in.)