A Chippendale Period Pembroke Supper Table
A George III mahogany Pembroke supper table.
The well figured mahogany top unusually having steel fold out supports above the single frieze full length drawer, concave doors and wired sides enclose the supper section, raised on square legs chamfered to the inside with leather bound brass casters.
A largely untouched example, the handles to the working side of the drawer have been replaced but no other restoration has been carried out.
English, circa 1770-1780.
H:71 W:49 (88) D:59 CM.
Size extended to follow.
On the 5 May 1759, a similar table in form was supplied to Dumfries house by Thomas Chippendale “A mahog: breakfast table of fine wood wt. a Writing drawer and wirework round and castors….. £6-8”.
The Life and Works of Thomas Chippendale by Christopher Gilbert, p 219, plate 399-400.
The Gentleman’s Director, No. LII ‘Breakfast Tables.