Console table by Matthew Boulton

Table with D-shaped marble top, ormolu-mounted giltwood frieze, ormolu legs terminating in lion paw feet with a stretcher ornamented with a ribbon of scallop shells.

Details

Medium:
Marble, ormolu, gilt wood
Dimensions:
75 x 146 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£75,000 ( Total: £400,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Private vendor

This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Believed to have been commissioned in 1798 by Matthew Boulton forSoho House thence by descent at Tew Park, Oxfordshire

Venue details

Soho House Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B18 5LB 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/soho

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