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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 77

    AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE

    CIRCA 1750

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    AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE
    CIRCA 1750
    The rounded rectangular top above a shaped frieze carved with a scallop shell and scrolling foliage, on acanthus-carved cabriole legs with scrolling bowed trifid feet
    31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high; 46½ in. (118 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep


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    'This table has Irish trifid feet, each with a finely carved acanthus leaf trailing quite some way up the leg. The Vitruvian scrolling on the apron is remarkable'.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Phillips & Harris Antiques, London in the 1970s.


    Literature

    Glin & Peill, Irish Furniture, 2007, p. 230, cat. no. 104.