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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 29

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CIRCULAR LIBRARY TABLE

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CIRCULAR LIBRARY TABLE
    CIRCA 1780
    The circular top with brown-leather surface with gold embossed border, above eight frieze drawers, each with drop pulls and inlaid with three letters of the alphabet, on a square pedestal with a cabinet door to two sides, on a molded base on wooden casters, with a blue and white circular paper label to the inside of one drawer inscribed 'ART TREASURES EXHIBITION 1955 #73 New York Antique and Art Dealers Ass'n, Inc.', alphabetized plaques possible of a later date
    29 in. (74 cm.) high, 42 in. (107 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    with Needham's Antiques, Inc., New York, 1955.


    Exhibited

    New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Art Treasures Exhibition, no. 73, 1955 (with Needham's Antiques, Inc.).