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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    A GEORGE I MAHOGANY AND SPECIMEN MARBLE CENTRE TABLE

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I MAHOGANY AND SPECIMEN MARBLE CENTRE TABLE
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The octagonal top, inlaid with squares of coloured marble including rouge Griotte, Portor, Alabastro Fiorito, Cipollino, Sarrancolin and others, and centred by a sunburst with malachite centre, on a stand with applied shells to the frieze and eight foliate-carved turned tapering legs, joined by capstan-form stretchers, and with pad feet, four shells original, replacements to carved ears, previously with castors
    27¾ in. (71 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) diameter


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN