• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A GEORGE I WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT CONCERTINA-ACTION CARD-TABLE

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE I WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT CONCERTINA-ACTION CARD-TABLE
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular quarter-veneered cross and feather-banded twin-flap top with re-entrant front corners, enclosing a green baize-lined playing-surface with four counter-wells and a central counter-well, above a feather-banded frieze drawer, on lappet-headed club legs and pad feet, three feet tipped, the handles apparently original
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) wide; 14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) deep


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    This card-table has the unusual feature of a central counter-well.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    Bought from Apter-Fredericks, London, 1997.