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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 122

    A REGENCY ROSEWOOD AND CASUARINA OAK 'PARTRIDGEWOOD' SOFA TABLE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY ROSEWOOD AND CASUARINA OAK 'PARTRIDGEWOOD' SOFA TABLE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular twin-flap top crossbanded in amaranth, above two frieze drawers, on twin end-supports joined by an arched stretcher, with downswept tapering legs with brass caps and castors, the handles apparently original, lacking from the reverse
    28 in. (71.5 cm.) high; 62 in. (157 cm.) wide; 27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) deep


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    The tables' palm-flowered escutcheons framed by Egyptian sunburst handles feature on early 19th century furniture supplied by Gillow of London and Lancaster, such as the sofa-table supplied for Shugborough, Staffordshire (J. Martin Robinson, Shugborough, 1989, p. 76). The same pattern was adopted by John McLean & Son and appears on a group of lyre-trestled library-tables attributed to his Marylebone Street firm. A table of this pattern was originally supplied to the Lords Brownlow, Belton, Lincolnshire, and was recently sold anonymously, Christie's, New York, 17 October 2003, lot 176. A pair of closely related sofa tables was sold anonymously, Christie's, London 27 April 2006, lot 329 (£31,200 including premium).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 121-125)