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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 258

    A GEORGE III SATINWOOD, AMARANTH AND HAREWOOD MARQUETRY OVAL PEMBROKE TABLE

    ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE SIMSON, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SATINWOOD, AMARANTH AND HAREWOOD MARQUETRY OVAL PEMBROKE TABLE
    ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE SIMSON, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The crossbanded twin-flap top with a central patera hung with husk-garlands, within a foliate border, above a single frieze drawer with later Lever lock, on square tapering legs with husks and foliage, with brass caps and castors
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 39¼ in. (100 cm.) wide; 30 in. (76 cm.) deep


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    Two similar marquetry Pembroke tables, both labelled by George Simson are illustrated in C. Gilbert, Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, pp.424-425, figs. 848 & 850. Another Pembroke table labelled by Simson, of nearly identical form to the current lot was sold anonymously, Sotheby's, London, 14 February 1992, lot 131 (£8,250).

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 February 1959, lot 112.


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