An exceptional Chippendale period mahogany games table circa 1755
The carved moulded edge fold-over top opening with concertina action to reveal a baize lined playing surface and counter wells, the hinges stamped H.TIBATS, the frieze and carved apron raised on acanthus carved cabriole legs and ball and claw feet.
- Height: 29.75ins (74cm)
- Width: 36ins (92cm)
- Depth: 17.75ins (45cm)
Provenance: A.C.J. Wall, Middleton Park, Oxfordshire, a Birmingham industrialist who formed his collection before and after the Second World War.
The black and white image shows the table in the drawing room of Middleton Park, Oxfordshire
Sold March 2015