A pair of stools closely related to the table and also featuring elephant heads are now in a private collection in the USA. Although this is not confirmed, they may well belong together and form a suite. 
The Egyptian porphyry top is a replacement to match the simulated porphyry base.

Literature: Illustrated:
The Burlington Magazine, October 1968, p. xiii.
Sotheby’s, ‘Important English Furniture’, 1 November 1968, lot 66.
E. H. Pinto, ‘The animals under the table’, Country Life 1972 annual, p. 40, fig. 4.
International Art Treasures Exhibition handbook, 1973, pl. 83.
with Simon Redburn Ltd., London.
Colin G. Wynn, The Pouletts of Hinton House St. George, 1976, no p. no.; photographed in the Gallery.
Edward Lennox-Boyd (ed.), Masterpieces of English Furniture: The Gerstenfeld Collection, 1998, pp. 35 & 199.

Exhibitions: The Northern Antique Dealers’ Fair, Harrogate, 1971.
With Simon Redburn Ltd., London.
International Art Treasures Exhibition, Bath, 1973.
With Simon Redburn Ltd., London.


  • Provenance

    The Earl of Poulett, Hinton House, Somerset, England.
    The Old Clockhouse Ltd., Ascot, Berkshire, England.
    Simon Redburn Ltd., London, England.
    Edwin H. Herzog, London, England, and New York, USA.
    Collection of Jon Gerstenfeld, Washington, DC, USA.


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