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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLES
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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLES

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLES
Each with an associated rectangular Siena marble top above an egg-and-dart moulding and a plain frieze, with a pierced shell-centred and foliate-swaged apron, on channelled cabriole legs with scrolled feet, regilt, restorations and replacements, indistinctly inscribed in black crayon on the underside of one marble top 'M41-L...G...',
34¾ in. (88.5 cm.) high; 41¾ in. (106 cm.) wide; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) deep (2)
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Related French 'picturesque' table frame patterns with flower-festooned shells featured in Matthias Lock's Six Tables, 1746. These tables' serpentined truss legs terminating in involuted feet relate to those of a pair of shell-enriched pier-tables sold from Symonton Court, Hampshire Dreweatt Neate, Newbury, 1 February 1988 (see Partridge Fine Arts PLC, Recent Acquisitions 1991, p. 55, cat. no. 21).
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