George III satinwood octagonal urn & games table

Beautiful little piece exhibited at the BADA Art Treasures Exhibition in 1958.

Stock Code: 2447 - SOLD

Description: A superb George III octagonal urn table of the finest West Indian satinwood, incorporating a games board in the top. This unusual piece is delicately formed, the intricately veneered octagonal top with a marquetry inlaid border, segmented satinwood veneers and lighter shade of satinwood used to create the games board, possibly used to play a form of cribbage, with excellent detailing throughout. Under the top is a retractable mixing bowl slide and is supported by ebony strung curved supports, united with a shaped stretcher at the knee and then continue to form a tri-cabriole leg base which is strung with ebony and decorated with trailing flowers. The legs terminate in dainty hoof feet.

A very unusual piece with fabulous quality throughout.

Further Information: This table was exhibit No 165 at the BADA Art Treasures Exhibition in the UK city of Bath in 1958.

Condition: Excellent. Possible minor old restorations, waxing.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1785.

Provenance: Private collection UK, previously with L Lowenthal. St James's, London. Exhibited at the Art Treasures Exhibition, Bath, 1958.

Dimensions: Height 27.75 inches (70.48cm) Width 13.00 inches (33.02cm) Depth 13.00 inches (33.02cm)

Price: £6,500