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    Sale 12035

    Christie's Interiors

    6 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    A WILLIAM IV BIRDS EYE MAPLE AND MARQUETRY CENTRE TABLE

    CIRCA 1835, LATER RETAILED BY JAMES WINTER

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    A WILLIAM IV BIRDS EYE MAPLE AND MARQUETRY CENTRE TABLE
    CIRCA 1835, LATER RETAILED BY JAMES WINTER
    The hinged circular top with a floral marquetry band, above scrolled tripartite legs, on ceramic castors, stamped 'JAMES WINTER/ 101 WARDOUR STREET/ SOHO LONDON'
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 47 ½ in. (121 cm.) diameter


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    The table bears the stamp of the retailer James Winter who founded his business at 101 Wardour Street in 1823. The business survived until 1870, when it was operating from 151, 153 and 155 Wardour Street (The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, Leeds, 1986, p. 992-3 and C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, p. 47 and figs. 1016 - 25).

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    This Lot is transferred to an offsite warehouse ‘Cadogan Tate’ at the close of business on the day of the sale. We will give you 2 weeks free storage from the date of the sale and after that point charges apply. All other lots will be held at Christie''s South Kensington until 5pm the fifth Friday after the sale. It will then be transferred to Cadogan Tate.