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    Sale 2105

    European Furniture, Works of Art, and Tapestries: Including Jansen: The Past Reimagined

    7 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 147

    A FRENCH CREAM-PAINTED, PARCEL-GILT AND FAUX-MARBLE EXTENDING CENTER TABLE

    STAMPED 'JANSEN', 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH CREAM-PAINTED, PARCEL-GILT AND FAUX-MARBLE EXTENDING CENTER TABLE
    STAMPED 'JANSEN', 20TH CENTURY
    Of George III style, with a frieze drawer, the top hinged and folding to center, with frieze decoration to all sides, previously with swiveling top and the top possibly re-decorated
    30¼ in. (77 cm.) high, 60 in. (153 cm.) wide, 20 in. (51 cm.) deep


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    This table appears to incorporate several elements related to designs by the celebrated English cabinet-maker of the George III period, Thomas Chippendale, such as the decoration to the frieze and the square tapering legs on stepped feet which feature on a table at Harewood House illustrated in C. Gilbert, The Life and Work Of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978, pp.260, fig. 474.