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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)

Research
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.

Full research report available on request.