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    Sale 7561

    Simon Sainsbury The Creation of an English Arcadia

    18 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 44

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY PEMBROKE TABLE

    CIRCA 1745

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY PEMBROKE TABLE
    CIRCA 1745
    With a rounded rectangular twin-flap top above a shallow drawer on turned legs joined by an X-stretcher, probably originally with two further trangular infills, on wooden two-directional castors
    27 in. (69 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep


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    A pattern for a related Bedroom apartment Breakfast Table, with hinged candle-flaps, frieze drawer and crossed stretcher-tray for ewer and basin featured in Thomas Chippendale's The Gentleman and Cabinet-Makers Director, 1754 (pl.33). The contemporary label of the Clerkenwell cabinet-makers Richard and William Gomm has also been recorded on a related castor-fitted table, with square pilaster rather turned pillar legs (C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture, Leeds, 1996, p.226 figs. 401 and 402).

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jeremy, 15 May 1974.