The Kedleston Scagliola Tables
probably Domenico Bartoli (fl.1761-1805)
A pair of mahogany side tables with scagliola tops decorated with the Arms of Nathanial Curzon 1st Baron Scarsdale, the table bases English, possibly designed by Robert Adam circa 1762-3. The tops probably by Domenico Bartoli (Italian 1761-1805) circa 1759. The coat of arms within a cartouche decorated with oak branches in fruit within a ribbon banded border, inverted at the corners and decorated with further trailing oak leaves, scallops and floral scrolls. The base with an egg and dart moulding, and a frieze of carved acanthus leaves interspersed with fluting, spirally turned legs and reeded collars to the feet.
Makers and roles
probably Domenico Bartoli (fl.1761-1805), designer and maker Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy 1728 - London 1792), designer Joseph Wilton, RA (London 1722 - Wanstead 1803), supplier (?) possibly Joseph Hall, carver possibly Robert Robinson, joiner