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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 25

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PEMBROKE TABLE

    POSSIBLY BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY PEMBROKE TABLE
    POSSIBLY BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular twin-flap top above a frieze drawer with convex quarter fillets and an original handle, on square legs with leather castors, the underside of the drawer rail chamfered
    28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 42 in. (106.5 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep


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    The chamfered underside of the drawer rail, the scratch mouldings on the drawer front, the convex quarter fillets inside the drawer and the elegant, simple handle on this table are all distinctive features often associated with the work of Thomas Chippendale (d. 1779). A pair of similar Pembroke tables, also bearing the distinctive chamfering under their drawer rails, were supplied by Thomas Chippendale to Ninan Home for Paxton House, Berwickshire circa 1775 (C. Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, London, 1978, vol. I, p. 274, fig. 457).

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    Provenance

    Possibly supplied to Anthony Adrian, 5th Earl of Kintore and 8th Baron Falconer of Halkertoun (d.1804).