An Irish George IV Four-Pedestal Mahogany Dining-Table, Attributed To Mack, Williams and Gibton

Early 19th century

Height: 28" Width: 62" Length: 12' 3" Extended length (3 leaves 22" each): 17' 9"

Inventory Number 8514-350





The rounded rectangular top with thick reeded edge in four pedestal sections, each tilting above a ring-turned and reeded shaft, on downswept reeded legs headed by lotus-leaf carved knees ending in square brass caps and castors.


Illustrated: Glin & J. Peill, Irish Furniture, 2007, p. 30, fig. 21.

Additional Information

This dining-table with its reeded top and square tapering reeded legs relates to furniture made by the Dublin firm of Mack, Williams and Gibton (circa 1812-1829). Inspired by the designs published by Thomas Hope and George Smith, they were renowned for their use of superb timbers and their high quality of workmanship.