Description & Technical information

An unusual and rare mid 18th century carved mahogany tripod table of unusually large proportion, having a circular tip-up top with flower and ribbon carved edge on a gun barrel column with egg and dart carved ring; on scroll legs with acanthus leaf carving terminating in brass castors.

Date:  1750
Period:  George II
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 74 x 101.5 cm (29¹/₈ x 40 inches)
Provenance: Hotspur Ltd, London, 1948.
Collection of Jerome C. Neuhoff, New York until 1986.
Private collection, USA; until 1992.
Collection of Mrs. Dorothy Edwards, Atlanta, Georgia.
Private collection, USA.
Literature: Illustrated:
John Elton, The Antique Dealer's Fair and the furniture, Apollo magazine, June 1948, p. 144, Fig. V.
Categories: Furniture