Hinton House Earl Poulett: A William and Mary japanned gateleg table

england , circa 1700

An extremely rare William and Mary black and gilt-japanned oval gateleg table of good size, with an oval twin-flap top decorated with exotic waterbirds and river landscapes with building and dragons, on fluted columnar legs joined by a moulded decorated stretcher.



Almost certainly supplied to The Earl Poulett for Hinton House, Somerset
Sold Sotheby’s, 1 November 1968
With Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd.
The Collection of Marjorie Wiggin Prescott, USA
Sold Christie’s, New York, 31 January 1981
With Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd.
Private Collection UK

Stock number

Height: 29.53 in (75 cm)
Width: 57.48 in (146 cm)
Depth: 47.64 in (121 cm)
75 x 146 x 121 cm (29¹/₂ x 57¹/₂ inches)
C. G. Winn, The Pouletts of Hinton St George, 1976
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