A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table in the manner Thomas Chippendale
Lot 287
A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table
in the manner Thomas Chippendale
Sold for £35,000 (US$ 54,669) inc. premium

Lot Details
A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table in the manner Thomas Chippendale A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table in the manner Thomas Chippendale A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table in the manner Thomas Chippendale A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table in the manner Thomas Chippendale
Fine English Furniture, Sculpture & Works of Art
A narrow George III mahogany and boxwood banded serpentine serving table
in the manner Thomas Chippendale
The shaped top above a fluted frieze centred by a boxwood carved ram's head above riband tied husk chains, on square moulded legs headed by neo-classical urns and paterae, on square moulded paterae inlaid legs and turned feet, labelled to the left back rail, 'Exors of 2nd EARL OF INCHCAPE', 293cm wide, 56cm deep, 85cm high (115in wide, 22in deep, 33in high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Kenneth Mackay, 2nd Earl of Inchcape, 2nd Viscount Glenapp of Strathnaver (1887-1939). The2nd Earl married as his second wife, Dayang Leonora Margaret, eldest daughter of Vyner, the Rajah of Sarawak.

    Kenneth Mackay was the son of James Lyle Mackay, 1st Earl of Inchcape (1852-1932) and director of the P&O Steam Navigation Company. Kenneth Mackay succeeded to the title in 1932. The family seat is Carlock House, Glenapp, Ayrshire to which the family moved after the sale of Glenapp Castle, which was acquired by the 1st Earl in 1917 and reamined with the Inchcape family until 1982. Glenapp Castle was designed by the architect David Bryce for James Hunter, the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire.
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