A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE
A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE
A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE
A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE
A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE
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PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE

Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 GBP

PROPERTY FROM THE ROSALINDE AND ARTHUR GILBERT COLLECTION

A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE

Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot Sold:23,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection

A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE SPECIMEN MARBLE TOPPED CARVED GILTWOOD TABLES AFTER A MODEL BY MAYHEW AND INCE


each with modern marble tops above a fluted frieze centred by tablet with resting lion

91cm. high, 154cm. wide, 61.5cm. deep; 2ft. 11⅞in., 5ft.⅝in., 2ft. 1/ in.

Condition Report

These elegant tables are in good condition with minor marks and chips to the gilding. One has a loss to the beading frieze, fluting and gilding towards the right handside back probably due to water damage. Finely constructed and structurally sound. Inventory numbers written in red. Tops in good condition, minor scratches and old marks consistent with age and use, the metal frame with minor tarnishing.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Cataloguing

Provenance

Exton Park, Rutland;

Crowther of Syon Lodge, London, 1971.

Exhibited

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Gilbert Mosaic Collection, 14 January-2 March 1975, Los Angeles;

Victoria and Albert Museum, Mosaics from the Gilbert Collection, 16 July-31 August 1975, London;

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Gilbert Collection: Monument Silver and the Art of Mosaics, 28 April-10 July 1977, Los Angeles;

Gilbert Collection, Permanent Display, Somerset House, London, 2000-2007.

Literature

C. Avery, assisted by Arthur Emperatori, Mosaics from the Gilbert Collection: summary catalogue, ex. cat., Victoria & Albert Museum. London, 1975, cat. nos. 41-42, p.6. 

A. M. Massinelli, with contributions by Jeanette Hanisee Gabriel, Hardstones: The Gilbert Collection, London, 2000, cat. no. 38, pp. 112-113.

STONE: Marble and Hardstones
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