• Spanish Splendour  - The Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 7818

    Spanish Splendour - The Collection of a Marqués

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    A REGENCY PENWORK WORK-TABLE

    CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY PENWORK WORK-TABLE
    CIRCA 1810
    Decorated with scrolling plumes, the hinged lid with a hand-coloured engraving of a centaur and Artemis, a further engraving to interior bordered by gilt tape embossed '25 Oct 1809' and the Garter motto, with a removable compartment, on outswept legs joined by stretchers, the lock stamped 'GR PATENT' and 'TOMESON', previously with a work-basket
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 20½ in. (52 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep


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