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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 366

    A LATE REGENCY ROSEWOOD LIBRARY TABLE

    IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM TROTTER, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A LATE REGENCY ROSEWOOD LIBRARY TABLE
    IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM TROTTER, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The frieze with reed-gadrooned border, the pillar uprights with reeded quarter spandrels, on bun feet and castors
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 52¼ in. (132.6 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep


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    This sofa-table with Grecian plinth-supported pillars and reed-gadrooned top bears some similarity to a model by William Trotter's, circa 1820 for Penicuik House, Scotland (F.Bamford, Dictionary of Edinburgh Furniture Makers,1983 pl. 75a.) This form also relates to examples in George Smith's Household Furniture, 1808 pl. 70. A simplified version from Croxteth Hall sold at Christie's, London, 17 September 1973, lot 19.

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