Chippendale style George II style Tilt-top Tea Table
late 19th century
A Chippendale style George II style mahogany tilt-top tea table (English, late 19th century). The circular top is decorated with a carved frilly scrollwork edge, the center with a fitted boss surrounded with a wavy border and carved in high relief with grape clusters. The tripod base is delicately carved with acanthus leaves and scrollwork, the central openwork section with spiraling columns and a central raised foliate form, the three legs end in scroll feet.
46" x 24.5" x 24.5"
Gift of Mrs. Linda Jones, Mrs. Alexandra Dewey, Mrs. Diana Kendall, Mrs. Sheila Thayer, 1979, in memory of Mr. & Mrs. George D. Widener.
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