Pair of George II Side Tables by Henry Flitcroft

These tables have a strongly architectural character and were probably made for the 4th Earl of Shaftesbury when St.

Details

Medium:
Giltwood with rectangular marble tops
Dimensions:
84 x 183 x 91 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £25,290)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Christie's

Giles's House was refurbished in the 1740s. The architect was Henry Flitcroft, who like many Palladian designers, also designed furniture.

Provenance

By descent from the Earls of Shaftesbury until sold by the 10th Earl, Christie's 26/6/80 lot84

Venue details

Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, LONDON London SE10 8QX 020 8853 0035 www.english-heritage.org.uk/Rangershouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.60)

25 Mar – 30 Sep

Sun – Wed, 11am and 2pm guided tour only

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