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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148

    A SCOTTISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY DROP-LEAF TABLE

    CIRCA 1755, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXANDER PETER

    Price Realised  

    A SCOTTISH GEORGE II MAHOGANY DROP-LEAF TABLE
    CIRCA 1755, IN THE MANNER OF ALEXANDER PETER
    With one hinged leaf above a frieze drawer with original brass handle, on tapering turned lapetted legs and pad feet
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) wide; 14½ in. (36 cm.) deep


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    This form of single flap table is believed to be distinctly Scottish. Four tables of very similar design, supplied to William, 5th Earl of Dumfries (1768) for Dumfries House, Scotland were invoiced by Alexander Peter on 31 August 1758, Dumfries House Catalogue, Christie's, 12-13 July 2007, lots 128, 169 and 248.

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