Description & Technical information

The table retains much of the original gilt surface and has a replaced ‘Serrancolin Ilhet’ marble top.

Date:  1715
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Gesso
Dimensions: 76 x 92.5 x 56 cm (29⁷/₈ x 36³/₈ x 22 inches)
Provenance: Hugh Weguelin, Esq., England.
Colonel Norman Coleville MC, Launceston, Cornwall, England.
The Keyser Galleries, London, England, 1951.
The Rt. Hon. Earl Beatty, DSC, Cheshire, England, until 1970.
Collection of Lucile Rosenbloom, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Private collection, USA.
Literature: Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., ‘The Walter P. Chrysler Jr. Collection of English Furniture’, vol. I, 29–30 April 1960, p. 151, lot 262; a very similar table, mistakenly cited as the one offered here.
Francis Lenygon, Furniture in England from 1660 to 1760, 1914, fig. 388.
Percy Macquoid and Ralph Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, 1927, vol. III, p. 259, fig. 19
The Antique Dealer and Collector’s Guide, February 1951; advertisement with The Keyser Galleries, London. Ralph Edwards & Percy Macquoid, The Dictionary of English Furniture, revised edition, vol. III, London 1954, p. 230, fig. 19.
Categories: Furniture