Tripod Supper Table by Unknown Artist

A George III mahogany tripod circular table.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany, brass & mother of pearl
Dimensions:
73 x 72 cm
Acquired in:
1965
Presented by:
Brigadier Clark Fund through The Art Fund

The top is inlaid with brass and mother of pearl in a manner sometimes associated with Abraham Rontgen. The legs are in human form complete with shoes. Part of a donation of 16 gifts and 1 bequest to five museums by the Brigadier Clark Fund through the Art Fund between 1936 and 1992.

Provenance

The Earl of Wemyss; Walter Chrysler; Brigadier W.E. Clark.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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