Gothic revival rectangular table with central chess board flanked by a pair of snails at one end and lizards at the other, surrounded by a trefoil and arched border within chequer board corner spandrels.
Games table by William Burges, 18721874
© Cardiff Castle
- Walnut, inlaid with rosewood and box
- Art Fund grant:
- £21,000 ( Total: £70,000)
- Acquired in:
- H Blairman & Sons Ltd
Has 2 drawers, the whole on trestle supports.
Commissioned for the Clock Tower rooms; sold (Stephenson & Alexander, 17/6/1949, lots 37 and 38); sold (S, Margam Park, 20/10/1999, lot 725); present vendor.