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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    A REGENCY INDIAN ROSEWOOD AND TULIPWOOD-BANDED SOFA AND GAMES TABLE

    CIRCA 1820

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    A REGENCY INDIAN ROSEWOOD AND TULIPWOOD-BANDED SOFA AND GAMES TABLE
    CIRCA 1820
    The rectangular drop-leaf top with sliding panel inlaid to the reverse with ebony and sycamore chequerboard enclosing a tooled leather backgammon well, above two frieze drawers and false drawers on standard end supports and sabre legs with brass caps and castors, handles replaced
    28 ½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 59.14 in. (151.5 cm.) wide (open); 27 in. (69 cm.) deep


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    Related combined sofa and games tables, which were popular in the Regency period, were sold anonymously Christie's, London, 8 June 2006, lot 97 (£12,000 including premium) and also Christie's, London, Scone Palace and Blairquhan, 24 May 2007, lot 350 (£15,600 including premium).

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