6 July 2000
A GEORGE II GILTWOOD CONSOLE TABLE
The later shaped rectangular pink breccia marble top, above a pierced foliate frieze with central confronting C-scroll cartouche, on foliate- wrapped S-scroll legs and splayed foliate feet, regilt
34¼ in. (88.5 cm.) high; 58½ in. (148.5 cm.) wide; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) deep
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This table-frame's serpentined form and scallop-enriched scrolls of Roman acanthus relate to patterns for 'Marble Tables' in the French 'Picturesque' manner featured as plate 5 in the carver Matthias Lock's publication Six Tables, 1746.
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