A PAIR OF GEORGE III POLYCHROME-PAINTED SATINWOOD, SYCAMORE AND INDIAN-ROSEWOOD CROSSBANDED DEMI-LUNE CARD-TABLES
A PAIR OF GEORGE III POLYCHROME-PAINTED SATINWOOD, SYCAMORE AND INDIAN-ROSEWOOD CROSSBANDED DEMI-LUNE CARD-TABLES

CIRCA 1780-90, THE DECORATION PROBABLY ADDED IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III POLYCHROME-PAINTED SATINWOOD, SYCAMORE AND INDIAN-ROSEWOOD CROSSBANDED DEMI-LUNE CARD-TABLES
CIRCA 1780-90, THE DECORATION PROBABLY ADDED IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Each decorated overall in ribbon tied floral swags and garlands, the fold-over top enclosing a green baize lined surface, on gateleg-action square tapering legs, labelled 'From North Dressing Room' and 'From West-Attic No.3/Miss Leighton's Room'
31 in. (79 cm.) high; 42 in. (106.5 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
The paper label suggests that the tables probably came to Netley Hall, Shropshire, through the marriage of Louisa Knyvett Leighton into the Hope Edwardes family at Netley.
By descent to Lady More (née Hope Edwardes formerly, Coldwell), Netley Hall, and subsequently Linley Hall, Shropshire, and by descent.
Literature
A. Oswald, 'Linley Hall, Shropshire -II, The Home of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper More.', Country Life, 14 September 1961, p. 559, illustrated in the library.

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