27 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 4,000
A GEORGE IV BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD WRITING TABLE
IN THE MANNER OF LOUIS LE GAIGNEUR, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The leather-lined top with contre partie foliate and strapwork corner spandrels above a panelled frieze with two drawers and centred by foliate mask, on turned end-supports joined by a similar stretcher and with scrolled foliate and rosette-mounted sabre legs with brass paw capped castors corner spandrels probably later
28½in. (73cm.) high; 40in. (102cm.) wide; 24½in. (63cm.) deep
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A very similar table was sold Christie's, London, 7 June, 2000, lot 390.
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THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN