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AN EXCEPTIONALLY ELEGANT SILVER AND GILTWOOD NEOCLASSICAL SIDE TABLE OF UNUSUAL CANTED FORM

North European. Last Quarter of the Eighteenth Century.

Measurements

Height: 32 3/4" (83.1 cm); Width at back: 53 1/8" (134.9 cm); Width at front: 43" (109 cm); Depth: 28 1/2" (72.3 cm).

Research
Of carved pine with silver and gilt decoration. The possibly original gray veined marble top rests on a conforming base with canted sides and projecting corners. The shaped frieze with sharply carved repeating acanthus leaf design is interrupted by a projecting tablet above each leg set with a patera. Each fluted slender leg is united by a pearl carved three part incurved stretcher centered by a foliate knop. From the frieze are suspended three foliate swags. The whole raised on four slender turned feet. 

Marks:
Bears very old paper label inscribed (Number) 1292 followed by (in Cyrillic):  ЧУУ

Full research report available on request.