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This table was part of the collections probably formed by the 2nd Earl of Lonsdale (d.1844), and descended with the earls of Lonsdale at Whitehaven Castle, Cumbria, and was subsequently moved to Lowther Castle where it is described in the Maple & Co. sale catalogue as "a gilt console table, carved in relief with head of Medusa, foliate scrolls and trellis work, the top with a stout slab of verde mottled marble, standing on cabriole legs, 70 in. by 36in.", 15th April 1947, lot 465
THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN