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    Sale 7727

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 40

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY DRUM TABLE

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY DRUM TABLE
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The circular revolving top with tan leather-lined writing-surface, centred by a circular hinged well, above twelve mahogany-lined drawers each with an oval inlaid with letters from the alphabet, on a square pedestal with a panelled door enclosing a shelf, on a plinth and sunk castors, the handles replaced
    30 in. (76 cm.) high; 42¾ in. (108.5 cm.) diameter


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    Provenance

    The late Gordon 'Tim' Paine, The Grange, Lydd, Kent; Calcutt Maclean Standen house sale, 22-23 September 2003, lot 956.
    The Legend of 'Dick' Turpin, - Part I, Christie's, London, 9 March 2006, lot 182.