Description & Technical information

The veneered Siena Toscana marble top over an egg and dart moulding with virtruvian scrolled frieze, 
edged with a flower and ribbon moulding. 

The central cartouche bordered with pierced acanthus, C scrolls and foliage, mirrored to the sides. The two front cabriole legs carved with acanthus and C scrolls, terminating in hairy paw feet. 

The design for this table corresponds closely with a drawing by William Jones shown in ‘The Gentleman or Builders Comparison’, of 1739. (See illustration.) 
 

Date:  1740
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Veneered marble top
Dimensions: 90.2 x 135.8 x 75.5 cm (35¹/₂ x 53¹/₂ x 29³/₄ inches)
Provenance: Private Collection, Newport, Rhode Island, USA 
Categories: Furniture