Late 18th century Italian Walnut Trestle Library Table with single plank top on bulbous end supports adorned with raised shield motifs supported by stepped feet; Bologna, Italy circa 1780. There is a unique and wonderful old repair, likely knot in the wood fell out when over time the plank shrank. The whole has been filled with many small pegs hammered in together and then smoothed over.
height: 31 in. 77 cm., width: 84 in. 213 cm., depth: 23 in. 58 cm.