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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A SCOTTISH REGENCY MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE

    POSSIBLY BY WILLIAM TROTTER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A SCOTTISH REGENCY MAHOGANY SIDE TABLE
    POSSIBLY BY WILLIAM TROTTER, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular Derbyshire fossil limestone top above massive scrolled front legs with claw feet, the rear pilaster supports lacking their feet casings
    36½ in. (92.5 cm.) high; 66.1/.4 in. (168 cm.) wide; 31¾ in. (80.5 cm.) deep


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    Considering its provenance, it is likely this impressive table was made in Scotland. The scrolled front legs relate to a pair of rosewood side tables supplied to George Home (1747-1820) for Paxton House, Berwickshire, by William Trotter (d. 1833) in 1814 at a cost of £20 10s. 0d. each. (F. Bamford, A Dictionary of Edinburgh Furniture Makers, Leeds, 1983, p. 120 and plate 54B).

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    Provenance

    Almost certainly supplied to Anthony Adrian, 7th Earl of Kintore (1794-1844).