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
Height: 29.53 in (75 cm) Width: 57.48 in (146 cm) Depth: 47.64 in (121 cm)
1700 75 x 146 x 121 cm (29¹/₂ x 57¹/₂ inches)England
C. G. Winn, The Pouletts of Hinton St George, 1976