Extraordinary 1920s Polychrome Parcel-Gilt Elephant Centre Table

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Spectacular hand-carved and parcel gilt polychrome centre table, or potential games table, with four ceremonially dressed elephants. Round gilt top carved with an art deco filigree border and a stylized quatrefoil centre. Polychrome and parcel gilt four part base with centre dome surmounting two part plinth. Most likely from Chicago's historically significant Oriental Theatre, built in 1926.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Wood
  • Condition
    Good. Very good vintage condition, without attempts to alter the patina. Two elephants have partial losses to the tusks; see image 8.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    30.75 in. H
    78 cm H
  • Diameter
    42
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU8419963194
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2008

Typical response time: 1 hour

Located in Chicago, IL

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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