9806 A PAIR OF GEORGE III EBONIZED AND GRISAILLE PAINTED ELLIPTICAL TABLES English. Circa 1790. Measurements: Table A: Height: 31″ (79 cm) Width: 36″ (91.5 cm) Depth: 16 3/4″ 42.5 cm) Table B: Height: 31″ (79 cm) Width: 38 1/2″ (97.5 cm) Depth: 16 3/4″ (42.5 cm)
Of black, gilt and grisaille painted decoration. Each with a demi-lune top, decorated with three shaped panels each filled with a scene depicting cherubs, the top edged with a gilt border decorated with scrolling tendrils, the frieze in three sections each decorated with a shaped panel filled with trophies, the whole raised on three circular tapering legs. Possibly very old restoration to paint.