• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 282

    A REGENCY ROSEWOOD, BIRD'S-EYE MAPLE AND TULIPWOOD SOFA TABLE

    CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY ROSEWOOD, BIRD'S-EYE MAPLE AND TULIPWOOD SOFA TABLE
    CIRCA 1810
    The rectangular top and rounded flaps with broad maple banding and tulipwood borders over two cedar-lined drawers with ivory escutcheons opposed by false drawers, on supports with splayed legs joined by a stretcher and brass paw feet with casters, overall with line-inlaid details
    27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high, 36 in. (91.5 cm.) wide, closed, 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Acquired from Michael Foster, London, 1985.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that a party with a financial interest may be bidding on this lot.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE ESTATE OF THOMAS J. CARROLL (LOTS 277-288)


    Literature

    The Grosvenor House Antiques Fair Handbook, 1985, p. 44.