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Unusual Early 19th Century Papier Mâché Tilt-Top Table

Unusual Early 19th Century Papier Mâché Tilt-Top Table

English

circa 1830 - 1840

Rare 19th century, George IV, Regency papier mâche tilt-top occasional table attributable to Jennens and Bettridge (1816-1870) of 99, Constitution Hill, Birmingham.

The table, with a sandwich-edge papier mâche circular top with bronze, gold leaf and painted decoration on a green background, is decorated with birds, butterflies, flowers and foliage and sits on a saddle and is fitted with a gilt brass catch.

The ring-turned and baluster shaped column is raised on three out-swept legs that terminate on gilt brass castors.

Condition

The table is in excellent condition.

Literature

The top is typical of the famous makers', Jennens and Bettridge, work and similar examples can be found in Yvonne Jones' book:
'Japanned Papier Mâché and Tinware c. 1740-1940.

Dimensions

Height 70.00cm (27.56 inches)

Diameter 60.00cm (23.62 inches)

Stock No: 11473

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