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An Irish early Georgian red walnut serving-table, the rounded rectangular moulded top above a shaped frieze centred by a shell, on moulded cabriole supports, carved with c-scrolls and shells, supporting ribbon-tied foliage, on paw feet headed by further acanthus scrolls, 51in. (129.5cm) wide, 24in. (61cm) deep, 30in. (76cm) high

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An Irish early Georgian red walnut serving-table, the rounded rectangular moulded top above a shaped frieze centred by a shell, on moulded cabriole supports, carved with c-scrolls and shells, supporting ribbon-tied foliage, on paw feet headed by further acanthus scrolls, 51in. (129.5cm) wide, 24in. (61cm) deep, 30in. (76cm) high

Lot Essay

This serving-table, with Bacchic lion-feet and serpentined legs embellished with the husk-festooned shell badges of Venus, is designed in the George II 'antique' manner; and its ornament corresponds to that of a Dublin parlour-chair of the 1740's illustrated by the Knight of Glin, Irish Furniture, 1980, fig 23
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