Lot 542 (Country House and Asian Art Auction, 15th May 2019)

A pair of George III ormolu mounted mounted mahogany dining pedestals

A pair of George III ormolu mounted mahogany and tulip wood cross banded dining pedestals, c1770, each with a rectangular cross banded top above a fleur de lys and entwined circle inset frieze flanked by classical urns, each panel door mounted with wheat ears and scythe between pendant harebell cast borders, one pedestal lead lined and with plate racks, the other pedestal with a compartmented deep drawer and cupboard door, each raised on a plinth base, 47cm wide, 47cm deep, 99cm high

Provenance: Property from the collection of Robert Wood Johnson IV, Christie's New York, The Connoisseurs 2nd June 2015, Lot 76

Sold for £1,900


Condition report
One pedestal with detached door and major split to hinge, both pedestals with veneer losses, cracks and fading to tops, cracks to sides, mounts loose in several places, will need professional restoration

 
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