An extremely rare and highly important brass and mother of pearl inlaid carved mahogany tripod table attributed to Frederick Hintz having a ten-lobed tip-up top with five-lobed centre dish divided by a shaped field finely inlaid with engraved mother of pearl and brass flowers and accentuated with fine brass line, supported on a fluted gun barrel column with spirally fluted knop; on three humanoid legs in breeches and shoes with inlaid brass buckles. Note: There is only one other model with this unusual type of leg known. It is virtually identical and in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Collection of edward James, West Dean Park, Sussex; until sale, Christie's 2,3 + 6 June 1983, lot 205; Anonymous sale Sotheby's, 1989; Pelham Galleries, London, 1994; Saul P. Steinberg collection, New York, until 2000; Private collection, New York.
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