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Posted 4 years ago

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This unique table measures @ 14"L x 14" W x 30 1/2" H. The top is a pale colored Marble of 1'' thick and 13" square. Total weight is 36lbs.
Take note to the following:
~Hobbit/Druid style male face w/ long beard (all 4 sides)
~Goatlike hooved feet
~Solid brass construction with welds and rounded, brass, flathead screws
I would really appreciate some assistance in trying to obtain information regarding the history be hind this absolutely amazing piece. I used to own a moving company and the clients were going to throw this out. As you can tell, I refused to let that occure.

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  1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 4 years ago
    You have a Cast Iron Marble top Plant Stand. It is missing a piece of marble on the bottom. Late Victorian era. It does not look like solid brass, thats a finish over cast iron. Your pictures show a little rust mark underside? Plus you can see wear to finish on the upper leg. They sell for 1round 100.00 in this condition. If you had other piece of marble a little more. Dave
  2. ninja ninja, 4 years ago
    Thank you for your response Dave :)
    FYI... A magnet does not stick to non ferrous metals. IE; Brass, Copper, Stainless, Gold, Sterling, etc... and a magnet does not stick to any portion of this table or the screws. When I first recieved this piece, the faces as well as the feet and any other detail, were unnoticeable. This was gilded to the max. Upon many hours of precise grinding with a wire wheel, is when all of the beauty appeared.
  3. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 4 years ago
    The closeups looked like it had some dark spots at the top of leg. Giving the appearance that it was gilded cast iron. Unidentified, wasn't sure if you were guessing about metal. Still same time period late victorian. To find the exact stand is a iffy, but you can go by comparables of same period and materials. Here are a few:
    http://compare.ebay.com/like/380259023984?ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar&rvr_id=203534737947&crlp=1_263602_304662&UA=%3F*I8&GUID=68c2272c1270a0b583d1cdb1ffb11207&itemid=380259023984&ff4=263602_304662

    https://www.proxibid.com/asp/LotDetail.asp?ahid=245&aid=31576&lid=8637380

    Dave
  4. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 4 years ago
    The closeups looked like it had some dark spots at the top of leg. Giving the appearance that it was gilded cast iron. Unidentified, wasn't sure if you were guessing about metal. Still same time period late victorian. To find the exact stand is a iffy, but you can go by comparables of same period and materials.


    https://www.proxibid.com/asp/LotDetail.asp?ahid=245&aid=31576&lid=8637380

    Dave
  5. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 4 years ago
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Victorian-Brass-Marble-Top-Plant-Stand-Cherub-Faces-/380259023984?pt=Antiques_Furniture&hash=item5889343c70
  6. ninja ninja, 4 years ago
    Thank you Dave.. :) Would you be able to put an approximate year to it?

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