A highly important early 18th century carved gesso console table attributed to James Moore, having a shaped rectangular top profusely decorated with strapwork and acanthus leaf and a central coat of arms of Lucy Knightley and his wife Jane Grey Benson on a pounced ground; with a leaf carved edge above conformingly shaped frieze with stiff leaf and arcaded decoration, having a central pendant with shell carving to the front; supported by four moulded scrolled legs with carved heads at the top and terminating in acanthus leaf carved scrolls on a shaped moulded plinth with floral shell decoration terminating in sanded block feet.
H.Avray Tipping, English Homes Period II, Vol I, 1924, p.325.
Lanto Synge, Mallett, Great English Furniture, London, 1991, p.86.
‘The Connoisseur Yearbook’, 1953, a trade advertisement for Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd. ‘The Connoisseur’, October, 1957, p.XLV, a trade advertisement for H. Blairman & Sons Ltd.
‘The Antique Dealers Fair and Exhibition’, Grosvenor House, London, 1958, with H. Blairman & Sons Ltd.
Fawsley Hall, Northamptonshire, until 1914.
Frank Partridge and Sons Ltd., 1953.
H. Blairman & Sons Ltd, 1957.
Private collection, USA.
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