An outstanding 18th century Chippendale period carved mahogany tripod table. The piecrust tip-up top of beautifully figured mahogany having gadrooned edge with carved shell motif on a birdcage action frame; on turned tapering fluted column with finely carved knop on three acanthus carved cabriole legs terminating in claw and ball feet.
The identical model and possibly the pair to this table formerly in the collection of Lord Plender and illustrated in R.W. Symonds Masterpieces of English Furniture and Clocks.
 

Literature: R.W. Symonds, Masterpieces of English Furniture and Clocks, London, 1940, p.29.
Illustrated:
Ronald Phillips catalogue, 2000, p.65.


  • Provenance

    Ronald Phillips Ltd, 2000.
    Private collection, England.


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