The leg profile of this table with its knuckle just above the foot is a feature associated with Irish tables of the mid-eighteenth century. For example, an Irish mahogany side table of c. 1750 features the same leg profile and also 'antique stippled' background on the apron is illustrated in The Knight of Glin & J. Peill, Irish Furniture, New Haven & London, 2007, p. 223, cat. no. 71 and another table in the City Art Museum of St Louis, Missouri (ibid., p. 224, cat. no. 75). An Irish mahogany side table with a lion's mask in the apron and birds perched on foliage swags, was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 5 June 2008, lot 115 (£87,650).