28 November 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A MAHOGANY TRIPOD TABLE
Probably third quarter 18th Century
The octagonal radially-veneered tilt-top above a Tuscan columnar shaft with acanthus-wreathed stem, on twisting C-scroll and rockwork cabriole legs and foliate scrolled feet, the underside inscribed in pencil '22/5/35'
28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) diameter
Frank Green, Esq., The Treasurer's House, York, and by descent.
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