Description & Technical information

A mid 18th century Chippendale period carved mahogany card table, having a serpentine shaped folding top with finely carved flower and dart edge, opening to reveal a baize lined surface above a cross veneered frieze with rope twist moulded edge; on cabriole legs, one hinged, with acanthus clasp carved knees and terminating in acanthus carved pad feet. Note: Fitted with a secret drawer concealed behind the hinged leg at the reverse. An original sale receipt issued by Blairman & Sons Ltd. In 1934 to a Mr. J. P. Tatham for £65 is retained with the table.

Date:  1770
Period:  George III
Origin:  English
Medium: Mahogany
Dimensions: 75.5 x 92.5 x 46 cm (29³/₄ x 36³/₈ x 18¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Blairman & Sons Ltd., London and Harrogate.
Collection of J. P. Tatham, Esq.
Categories: Furniture