9 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 12,500
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000
A NEAR PAIR OF GEORGE IV MAHOGANY LAMP-TABLES
Each with a radially veneered square top, one with a dentil moulded and bead mounted frieze, the other with a similar Greek key moulded frieze on a tapering fluted and reeded column and tripartite base on scrolled feet
Each: 28¼ in. (72 cm.) high; 19 in. (48.3 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48.3 cm.) deep (2)
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Designed in the Grecian taste, the lamp tables, with pillars on tripod 'altar' plinths, relate to those commissioned around 1810 for the Grecian library at Wrotham Park (one sold Christie's, London. 9 June 2005 lot 71).
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