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    Sale 7727

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A NEAR PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CHEVERET TABLES

    CIRCA 1795

    Price Realised  

    A NEAR PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CHEVERET TABLES
    CIRCA 1795
    Each crossbanded overall in calamander, the removable top-section with arched handle and two short and one long mahogany-lined drawer with later ivory handles, the stand with a mahogany-lined frieze drawer, on square tapering legs with spade feet, joined by a concave fronted undertier, later handles, one with replacements to feet, one long drawer previously a slide
    43½ in. (110 cm.) high; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) wide; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) deep (2)


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    This pair of tables are inspired by a 'Sheveret' featured in Thomas Sheraton's The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book, 1793 (pl.50).

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Christie's South Kensington, London, 6 June 2006, lot 297.