Charles II Console, c. 1660
English Charles II Carolean Restoration period console or side table in original lime wash finish on elaborately carved base supported by carved putto and acanthus terms joined on sides by winged putto heads in acanthus aprons; the front with deep apron of carved acanthus and floral garlands with leaping hounds either side central putto with Verde marble top set inside acanthus carved lip. Originally purposely made as a stand for a Japanese or Chinese export lacquer cabinet and converted for use as a table subsequently as was typical when the cabinet became impaired. Marble top measures: 42″ x 20″ x 1″.
Condition: Good. Wear commensurate with age and use. Minor losses. Scattered areas of inactive worming; presents beautifully.
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