18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 9,375
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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