Width: 47” 119.5cm
Depth: 16 ¾” 42.5cm
Provenance: 1st Viscount Leverhulme (then Sir William Lever, Bt.), acquired from Partridge on 14th August 1916. The late Viscount Leverhulme, The Hill, Hampstead, sold Anderson Galleries, New York, 9 February 1926, lot 89 ($1,700). Mrs Schlesinger. Sir Michael Sobell, acquired from Mallet on 23 September 1959 (for £680). Sold Christie's, London, 23 June 1994, lot 102.
The broken D-shaped top decorated with floral swags, within a beaded border of ribbon scrolls and flowers, the base with ribbon-tied husks on turned tapering reeded-legs joined by a concave-fronted stretcher, with typewritten label
‘PROPERTY OF MRS. SCHLESINGER BOUGHT AT LEVERHULME SALE PAID FOR BY UNION TRUST CHEQUE TO FRANK PARTRIDGE – FEBRUARY 16, 1926,’