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    Sale 7592

    Four British Collections Including Important Furniture

    5 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 144

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SERVING-TABLE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SERVING-TABLE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The crossbanded top with canted angles, above a long frieze drawer flanked by two short drawers, with foliate-cast octagonal handles, on square tapering legs headed by floral medallions, the lock and handles replaced, with remains of a paper label inscribed '...30' and with a further paper label to the back inscribed 'STAIR & ANDR[EW]...LTD' ANTIQUES & INTERIOR DECORATIONS/27...Square /LONDON, W1. Sell all kinds of ....Antiques of the ....from the Gothic to the early.....the Nineteenth Century and at/....East Fifty-Seventh Street/NEW YORK, U.S.A.', previously with a gallery
    36¾ in. (93 cm.) high; 76½ in. (194.5 cm.) wide; 29 in. (74 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Bought from Devenish & Co., New York, 1998.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 130-209)