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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 133

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD SIDE TABLE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD SIDE TABLE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded overall, the shaped rectangular concave-sided top above a frieze centred by a tablet with a lozenge medallion, on square tapering legs, with remains of an old paper label, formerly with an undertier
    32 in. (81.5 cm.) high; 57 in. (145 cm.) wide; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep


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    This elegant herm-legged table has French-fashioned hollow corners in the manner of a 'card-table' pattern illustrated in Messrs. A. Hepplewhite and Co., The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, 1788, pl. 61. The lozenge tablet features on a group of late 18th Century furniture manufactured by Messrs. Seddon, Sons and Shackleton including one of their dressing-tables bearing the date 1794 (C.Gilbert, 'Seddon, Sons and Shackleton', Furniture History, 1997, p. 4, fig.19).

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 12 November 1998, lot 23.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 130-209)