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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A NORTH EUROPEAN MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY CARD TABLE

    PROBABLY RUSSIAN, MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A NORTH EUROPEAN MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY CARD TABLE
    PROBABLY RUSSIAN, MID-19TH CENTURY
    The top depicting a tented settlement within a landscape setting, enclosing a green baize playing surface, the border similarly inlaid with marquetry rural lanscape scenes using various specimen woods including tulip, birch, stained beech and satinwood
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep


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    The inlay on this card-table featuring rustic landscapes realtes to that found on some late 18th century Russian tables illustrated in The Art of Marquetry in Eighteenth Century Russia, Sovietskaya Rossia Publishers, 1989.

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