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The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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An Irish George II mahogany tea-table, mid-18th century
the dished rectangular top with a moulded edge and plain frieze centred with a scallop-shell to each long side, on acanthus capped cabriole legs and pad feet, the underside inscribed in white chalk REEBE/THIESS
73cm. high, 79cm. wide, 49cm. deep; 2ft. 4 3/4 in., 2ft. 7in., 1ft. 7 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 19 April 2001, lot 303

Catalogue Note

The present tea-table displays a number of charachteristics ascoctiated with irish furniture, notably the shallow carved shell to the frieze. For related examples, see those illustrated Glin and Peill, Irish Furniture, Singapore, 2007, pp. 238-240.

The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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London