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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 544

    A GEORGE IV OAK DOUBLE GATE-LEG DINING TABLE

    CIRCA 1830, PROBABLY SCOTTISH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE IV OAK DOUBLE GATE-LEG DINING TABLE
    CIRCA 1830, PROBABLY SCOTTISH
    The circular top with a beaded edge, on spiral-reeded tapering legs
    29 in. (74 cm.) high; 59½ in. (151 cm.) wide extended; 61 in. (155 cm.) deep


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    Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt. (d.1832) the prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet built Abbotsford in 1825. The house and Scott's collection of historic relics, weapons and armour, and a library of over 9,000 rare books, was opened to the public in 1833.

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    Provenance

    Abbotsford House, Melrose, Scotland.