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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A GEORGE II SOLID YEWWOOD DROP-LEAF TABLE

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SOLID YEWWOOD DROP-LEAF TABLE
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The circular top on slightly cabriole legs with hoof feet
    28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 53 in. (134.5 cm.) diameter; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep, closed


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    Although a native wood to Great Britain, furniture made of solid yew is extremely rare and tends to have been used for furniture of rather unusual design or of the highest quality.

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