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The mirrors retain virtually all the original gesso preparation with refreshed gilding. The mirror plates are 19th century replacements. The tables retain most of the original gesso preparation with refreshed gilding and the original marble tops. A drawing by Chambers for a table with very similar features is preserved in the John Soane Museum in London. A related drawng by Linnell is preserved in the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Literature: Helena Hayward & Pat Kirkham, William and John Linnnell - Eighteenth Century London Furniture Makers, vol II, London 1980, figs. 194/287.
John Harris & Micheal Snodin, Sir William Chambers-Architect to George III, London 1996, pp. 142, 166, ill. 249.


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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Johannesburg, South Africa;
    Hotspur Ltd., London, England;
    Private collection, Switzerland.


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