England, c. 1775
A fine George III Adam period satinwood and marquetry semi-elliptical tea table, the top inlaid with neo-classical decoration including husks and anthemion, with a central radiating fan motif and rosewood crossbanding.
Opening to reveal a circular top inlaid in a similar fashion when closed, with marquetry in various different woods against a beautiful satinwood ground.
The frieze decorated with floral sprays with fine stringing in ebony, each tapering leg headed by a delicate inlaid patera, resting on raised block foot.
1980 - Heath-Bullock
Private UK Collection
10th - 17th May 1980
16th Buxton Antiques Fair, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.