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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 177

    A REGENCY CALAMANDER AND MARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A REGENCY CALAMANDER AND MARQUETRY WRITING-TABLE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The shaped rectangular crossbanded top with canted corners and a single arched scrolled flap, above two frieze drawers, on two vase-shaped supports and a quadripartite base with square tapering downswept legs, with brass caps and castors, the rosewood handles possibly original
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 53¾ in. (136.5 cm) wide; 31¾ in. (80.5 cm.) deep


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    A nearly identical calamander and marquetry sofa table was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 2 May 2002, lot 97 (£7,767). This example was possibly originally a pair to the current lot, the only variations being the handles and the feet.

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