18 October 2005
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TRIPOD TABLE
The tilting octagonal top with a pierced laminated gallery above a bird-cage support and stop-fluted stem with an acanthus-carved knop on ornately carved bell-flower and acanthus downswept legs with claw and ball feet, bearing a depository label to the top of block FREDK. FISH & SON,/DEPOSITORY,/IPSWICH, and inscribed in pencil Mr. Rouse/No. 15/March 14.16
30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high, 26 in. (66 cm.) wide
J. Rouse, Esq, circa 1916 (acquired from either Charles Woollett & Sons or Trevor Antiques, Brighton).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 November 1999, lot 26.
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A related tripod table with similar pierced gallery and fluted and acanthus-wrapped stem was illustrated with Norman Adams, Catalogue, 1986, plate 9.
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