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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CIRCULAR TRIPOD TABLE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CIRCULAR TRIPOD TABLE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The circular top with waived edge, above a fluted and foliate-carved baluster shaft, on cabriole legs carved with foliage and cabochons at the knees, on scrolled feet, the platform under the top later and therefore the top possibly associated
    23½ in. (60 cm.) high; 15 in. (38 cm.) diameter


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    Alfred Stern was almost certainly a collector in the 1920s and 1930s. In the 1960 sale at Christie's referred to above, several of the lots from his collection had been illustrated in the various volumes of Old English Furniture and Works of Art, produced by Moss Harris and Sons in the 1920s.

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    Provenance

    The Property of Miss F.M. Compton, formerly part of the Collection of the late Alfred Stern Esq., sold Christie's, London, 27 October 1960, lot 76.