George II Chippendale Mahogany Tripod Table

Rectangular Chippendale Tripod Table

This is a beautiful example of a mid-18th-century Georgian tripod table, which was a popular piece of furniture during this period. The most notable feature of this table is the rare square top, which is decorated with carved rope details on the sides, adding an extra layer of intricacy to the design. The table is supported by a birdcage tilt top mechanism, which is a unique and complex system that allows the top to be easily tilted up and down. The mechanism is operated by an original circular brass catch, which adds to the authenticity and historical value of the piece.

The tripod base is also finely crafted, with a fluted column and outswept cabriole legs that are adorned with acanthus ornament. The legs terminate in pad feet, which provide stability and balance to the table. It is important to note that one of the legs has been restored, but this does not detract from the overall beauty and value of the piece.

This versatile table can be used in a variety of settings, from living rooms to dining rooms, and is perfect for holding decorative objects, lamps, books, or drinks. Its compact size and portability also make it easy to move around as needed. Overall, this table is an exceptional example of mid-18th-century Georgian furniture, showcasing the exquisite craftsmanship and attention to detail that was characteristic of this era.

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George II Chippendale Mahogany Tripod Table

George II Chippendale Mahogany Tripod Table

Stock Number: 19521

A fine mid-18th-century mahogany tripod table with rare square top with carved rope detail to the sides supported on a birdcage tilt top mechanism with original circular brass catch, the top raised on a tripod base with fluted column and outswept cabriole legs with acanthus ornament, terminating in pad feet. One restored. In the manner of Thomas Chippendale
  • Depth: 76 cm (29.92 inches)
  • Height: 70 cm (27.56 inches)
  • Width: 67 cm (26.38 inches)


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Approximate Dimensions

  • Depth: 76 cm (29.92 inches)
  • Height: 70 cm (27.56 inches)
  • Width: 67 cm (26.38 inches)


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