Description & Technical information

An early 18th century carved gilt gesso side table retaining much of the original gilding and having a rectangular top with re-entrant corners finely decorated in strapwork on a punched ground above a concave moulded frieze with convex apron decorated with shell motif, harebells and other flowers on a punched ground and having a central pendant with scrolls and shell motif; on cabriole legs with fine acanthus carved knees, terminating in leaf carved pad feet.

Note: The underside bearing a depository label inscribed ‘Mr. Buller No. 217, Allens’ Depositories’.

Date:  1720
Period:  George I
Origin:  English
Medium: Gesso
Dimensions: 73.5 x 77 x 48 cm (28⁷/₈ x 30³/₈ x 18⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Furniture