A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND SABICU MARQUETRY URN STAND
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND SABICU MARQUETRY URN STAND

ATTRIBUTED TO MAYHEW AND INCE, CIRCA 1780

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, SATINWOOD, TULIPWOOD AND SABICU MARQUETRY URN STAND
Attributed to Mayhew and Ince, circa 1780
The rectangular banded top with central fan oval and foliate branch surround over a candleslide on fluted baluster legs headed by fan ovals and with shaped feet
25in. (64cm.) high, 11¼in. (29cm.) wide, 12½in. (32cm.) deep

Lot Essay

The distinctive marquetry wreath surrounding the paterae to the top of this elegant urn stand relates to the work of the celebrated cabinet makers Mayhew and Ince. Similar marquetry wreaths are apparent on a bookcase attributed to Mayhew and Ince, sold anonymously Christie's London, 14 June 2001, lot 56. Further examples of this motif were displayed on a pair of commodes displaying the 'illusionistic' marquetry typical of the renowned London cabinet-makers, sold anonymously, Sotheby's New York, 19 October 1991, lot 351.
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