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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 295

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY EXTENDING DINING-TABLE

    AFTER A PATENTED MODEL BY S. MARTIN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY EXTENDING DINING-TABLE
    AFTER A PATENTED MODEL BY S. MARTIN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular reeded top above a frieze with reeded corners, on four ring-turned supports and a concave-sided platform with acanthus-carved hipped legs, on brass paw feet, with three leaves
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 85½ in. (7ft. 1½ in., 217 cm.) long; 48 in. (122 cm.) wide


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    A table of similar design with a brass plaque engraved 'S. MARTIN INVENIT ET FECIT', was with Randolph at The Grosvenor House Antiques Fair, 1978. The latter was illustrated in C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture: 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, p. 320, fig. 608) and was thought to be by Samuel Martin of Norwich. A closely related table was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 12 February 1998, lot 194.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 November 1996, lot 225.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 14 September 2006, lot 464.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN