7 May 2009
AN IRISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE
The rounded rectangular top above a shaped frieze carved with a scallop shell and scrolling foliage, on acanthus-carved cabriole legs with scrolling bowed trifid feet
31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high; 46½ in. (118 cm.) wide; 26 in. (66 cm.) deep
Acquired from Phillips & Harris Antiques, London in the 1970s.
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Glin & Peill, Irish Furniture, 2007, p. 230, cat. no. 104.
'This table has Irish trifid feet, each with a finely carved acanthus leaf trailing quite some way up the leg. The Vitruvian scrolling on the apron is remarkable'.
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