Stock Code: 2436
Description: A superb George II Cuban mahogany carved Irish silver table of compact proportions. The solid mahogany, rectangular top with carved dished lip around the perimeter. The scrolling profusely carved with a central flower bordered by trailing carved acanthus leaves. To the side of each leg hip a double carved eagle’s head joined by a large acanthus leaf which trailing elegantly down the cabriole leg, which in turn tapers down to a carved paw foot. The frieze to the shorter side of the table carved in a similar fashion to the longer frieze. A table of delightfully small proportions, superb colour and patina, a classic piece of Irish furniture.
Further Information: Tables similar to this are depicted the book “Irish Furniture” by the Knight of Glin and James Peill. Highlights of this piece are the fine carving, double eagles heads and the delightfully compact dimensions.
Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations, waxing.
Country of Origin: Ireland
Origin/Age: Irish, George II, circa 1750
Provenance: Private collection USA.
Dimensions: Height 27.50 inches (69.85cm) Width 26.50 inches (67.31cm) Depth 18.00 inches (45.72cm)