An exceptional and rare George II carved and gilt eagle console table in the manner of William Kent

An exceptional and rare George II carved and gilt eagle console table in the manner of William Kent

£65,000

The exquisitely carved eagle with outstretched wings with traces of the original gilt standing on a rock carved with shells on a plinth base with egg and dart mounding. The eagle supporting a top with a gilt greek key frieze below a bold egg and dart moulding and flanked by carved supports.

Supporitng a later shaped Breccia di Seravezza Verde marble top.

England, circa 1730s

An almost identical pair of consoles was in the collection of Ronald Phillips.

A similar but smaller console could be found in the drawing room of Faringdon House, Oxfordshire until it sold at Christie's in April 2018.

Dimensions:

Height 88 cm / 34 34"
Width 139 cm / 54 34"
Depth 59 cm / 23 "

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