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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 367

    A WILLIAM IV SATINWOOD SOFA TABLE

    ATTRIBUTED TO TAPRELL AND HOLLAND, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A WILLIAM IV SATINWOOD SOFA TABLE
    ATTRIBUTED TO TAPRELL AND HOLLAND, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with two frieze drawers on standard end supports
    29 in. (74 cm.) high; 60 in. (153 cm) wide; 27½ in. (70.5 cm.) deep


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    A pattern for a black-figured rosewood sofa-table, with this form of Grecian plinth-based and truss-supported trestles and over-hanging top instead of hinged candle-flaps, featured in R. Ackermanns 1824 Repository of Arts.

    A similar table, likewise embellished with libation-paterae, was sold Christies King Street 21 June 1990, lot 129; while another bearing, the 1820s brand of William Riddle of Nottingham Place, London , was sold Christies King Street 20 October 1988 lot 119.

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