Width: 26” 66cm
Depth: 17 ½” 44cm
The shaped rectangular hinged top with central satinwood panel inlaid with a musical trophy and Mercury’s Caduceus. Each corner of the top with shell cartouches and the top banded by several cross bandings. Below is a simulated slide above a shaped drawer with further inlaid decoration. The table stands on cabriole legs united by a platform stretcher and is an outstanding example worthy of being exhibited in the Art Treasures Exhibition of 1928.
Harris & Sons
Frank Green Esq. The Treasurer’s House York and by descent.
Mrs Simon Green. Label underneath
Frank Green was a wealthy industrialist and passionate collector who renovated Treasurer’s House to showcase his collection in historical surroundings. He knew exactly what he wanted and there are markers on the floor to locate the exact placing of key pieces of furniture.
Art Treasures Exhibition, Grafton Galleries, 1928. Item 151.