A PAIR OF GEORGE II GILTWOOD AND MARBLEIZED CONSOLE TABLES

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A PAIR OF GEORGE II GILTWOOD AND MARBLEIZED CONSOLE TABLES
ONE MID-18TH CENTURY, ONE OF LATER DATE

Each serpentine brêche violette marble top above a frieze centering confronting scrolls, a ruffled cartouche and a mask flanked by palm fronds and floral garlands, on inscrolled legs draped with garlands and terminating in mask feet, on a shaped marbleized plinth with egg-and-dart edge, re-gilt 34¼in. (87cm.) high, 52in. (132cm.) wide, 26½in. (67cm.) deep (2)
Provenance
Bought from Mallett and Son (Antiques) Ltd., London, 4 July 1973, for L4,500

Lot Essay

This plinth-supported table with its serpentined and flower-festooned frame supported on acanthus-wrapped consoles relates to patterns in Matthias Lock's Six Tables, 1746. A similar pair of tables supplied to Ham House, Surrey in the 1740's is illustrated in P. Thornton, 'Furniture at Ham House', F.H.S.J., 1980, fig.160. The triumphal palm frieze displaying Venus's scallop shell badge features on a table sold Christie's London, 8 July 1993, lot 102.
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