George III carved mahogany piecrust table

Stock Code: 2280 - SOLD

Description: A fine early George III mahogany piecrust top tripod table retaining excellent original colour and patina. The circular top of dark Cuban mahogany, with a scalloped and moulded edge.

The table has a tapering gun barrel column with a turned, acanthus carved vase shaped waist, with a flower and ribbon carved lower collar. The table is supported by a tripod base with elegantly shaped legs, with further carving to the knees and terminating in leaf carved, elongated pad feet.

Condition: Excellent. Minor old restorations, waxing.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1760

Provenance: The collection of Nicky & Joe Gregory, New York. Bought from Apter Fredericks, London.

Joe Gregory was the chief operating officer of the infamous Lehman brothers, having worked for the firm for a period of nearly 30 years before the company's dramatic failure in the financial crisis of 2008. Together with his wife Nicky, Joe was an avid collector of the best English furniture, European artworks, porcelain and objects. The couple acquired most of their collection from top dealers in the UK and USA.

Dimensions: Height 27.50 inches (69.85cm) Width 26.50 inches (67.31cm)

Price: £14,900