A magnificent late 18th century Adam period carved mahogany side table. The beautifully figured and patinated breakfront rectangular top having moulded edge above frieze applied with paterae and swags of husks; on six square tapering legs applied with husks, terminating in bulbous shaped toes.
Note: Having a printed armorial label pasted on the underside ‘Sir Montague John Cholmeley Bart.’
Literature: Richard Hasslam, ‘Ffynone, Pembrokeshire’, Country Life, Nov 12th, 1992, illus, 4, p.52. A smaller side table of identical design and probably from the same workshop.
Probably Montague Cholmeley (1743-1803) and by descent to;
Sir Montague John Cholmeley, 2nd Bt. (1802-1874), Easton Hall, Lincolnshire, and by descent.
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