17 April 1997,
Price realised GBP 2,990
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A GEORGE III GILTWOOD SIDE TABLE
The later rectangular inset liver marble top above a pierced frieze with quatrefoils and geometric banding, above a trellis-backed rockwork apron with scallop-shell, on foliate cabriole legs terminating in a C-scroll, regilt and adapted from a stand
30in. (76cm.) wide; 30in. (76cm.) high; 19in. (48cm.) deep
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The serpentined frame, with its scalloped and acanthus-wrapped scrolls and Venus-shell badge displayed in a ribbon-twined cartouche, relates to the French 'picturesque' style popularised by Matthias Lock's pattern book Six Tables, 1746.
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