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    Sale 5204

    Furniture & Decorative Objects

    18 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    A GERMAN WALNUT METAMORPHIC AND PARQUETRY TABLE

    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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    A GERMAN WALNUT METAMORPHIC AND PARQUETRY TABLE
    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The triple-fold rectangular top, enclosing a green leather-lined writing-surface, a cube parquetry surface and a pop-up compartment fitted with pigeon holes and drawers, above a plain frieze, with cabriole legs terminating in bun feet
    35½in. (90cm.) high; 30¾in. (78cm.) wide; 26¼in. (66.5cm.) deep, open


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    The triple-top of this elegant table allows it to be used in no less than four different guises, namely as a games table for either chess or card games, as a tea table and - with its pop-up cartoniere - as a writing table, apart from the immediately apparent use of course as a side-table.

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