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Console table: M.4-1961

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Carved and partly gilt mahogany console table. The top is inlaid with brass banding of interlacing ribbands enclosing floral quatrefoils. Supported on six scrolling female-headed terminals rising from a shaped base.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Louis C. G. Clarke, 1960.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 63.5 cm
Height: 84.6 cm
Length: 111.8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

Early 18th Century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1730

Components of the work

Inlay composed of brass (alloy)

Materials used in production

Gilt Mahogany

Techniques used in production

Inlay Gilding Carving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.4-1961
Primary reference Number: 95951
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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