Philip Colleck, Ltd Established 1938
Antique English Furniture

Very Fine Pair of Adam Period Polychrome Papier Mache & Japanned D-shaped Pier Tables in the Etruscan Taste, attributed to Henry Clay, each inset with a stoved papier mache top, with alternating palmette and foliate border issuing a demi-lune featured reserve with bell flowers, palmettes and beaded decoration, above the conforming frieze with ribbon-tied berried laurel swags with oval paterae above the legs with classical white robed figures, raised on tapering legs painted with berried laurel vines.   English c.1775. Attribution confirmed by Ms. Yvonne Jones, author Japanned Papier Mache & Tinware 1740-1940, Antique Collectors Club, 2012. <br/><br/>Provenance: Malletts, London, Private Collection, USA

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Very Fine Pair of Adam Period Polychrome Papier Mache & Japanned D-shaped Pier Tables in the Etruscan Taste, attributed to Henry Clay, each inset with a stoved papier mache top, with alternating palmette and foliate border issuing a demi-lune featured reserve with bell flowers, palmettes and beaded decoration, above the conforming frieze with ribbon-tied berried laurel swags with oval paterae above the legs with classical white robed figures, raised on tapering legs painted with berried laurel vines. English c.1775. Attribution confirmed by Ms. Yvonne Jones, author Japanned Papier Mache & Tinware 1740-1940, Antique Collectors Club, 2012.

Provenance: Malletts, London, Private Collection, USA

Height: 33 1/2" Length: 76" Depth: 25 3/4"