Pair of Console Tables and Pier Glasses

Vile, William and Cobb, John

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Royal cabinet-makers, William Vile and John Cobb, Long Acre, London, invoiced this pair of console tables and pier glasses to the Earl of Coventry on 6th December, 1761.

Made from pine,  painted white and gilt, this pair of console tables and mirror plates was commissioned by the Earl of Coventry for the saloon at Croome Court, Worcestershire.  The mirror plates are set  in oval frames, H. 244, W. 137.  The  console tables have Breccia Corallina marble tops resting on cabriole legs, H. 89, W. 152.  They were bought with the aid of a contribution from the LACF in 1974.

Cobb

Furniture: Mirror Plates

William Vile

Other pieces in our collection

Lyndra

Lees, Derwent

1913, Oil on panel

Become a Friend to Art in Leeds

Show your support for arts in Leeds, enjoy exclusive membership benefits and help to acquire great art for the city. Join for as little as £20 per year.