Georgian Style Spider Leg Table


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Object Description

An elegant Georgian style mahogany ‘Spider Leg’ side table,

English or Scottish, 19th century.

We love the elegant simplicity of this table, the unusual thinness of its components, which lend this design a very delicate look.

Object History

A number of closely related side tables in mahogany, attributed to ‘The Dumfries House Cabinet-Maker’, possibly Thomas Chippendale, was supplied circa 1760 to Lord Dumfries at Dumfries House, Scotland. Thomas Chippendale also supplied ‘Two neat Mahogany Spider leg Tables of good wood’ to Sir Edwin Knatchbull for Mersham-le-Hatch in 1768. A further related table at The Vyne, Hampshire was described in the 1776 inventory as a ‘spider leg’ table.

Object Literature

C. Gilbert, Furniture at Temple Newsam House and Lotherton Hall, Vol II, p. 366, no. 460.
R. Edwards, The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1964, p. 553, figs 18 & 19.

Object Condition

good restored condition

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

(07551) 297389
+447551297389 | +447586602796

Dealer Location

Private showroom open by appointment

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