20 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 438
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 900
AN AESTHETIC MOVEMENT OCTAGONAL WALNUT, EBONY AND EBONISED TABLE
BY GREGORY & CO., CIRCA 1890
On spiral and ring-turned legs joined by wave-carved stretchers, with associated finial, on castors, the underside stamped twice 'GREGORY & CO. 212 & 214 REGENCY ST. LONDON' and '13...', the castors stamped 'COPE'S PATENT', the top replaced
25¾ in. (65.5 cm.) high; 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) wide; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) deep
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Charles Gregory moved to Regent Street from Borough High Street in 1861. The firm specialised in "Artistic Furniture" and employed designers such as Charles Bevan, who designed a rosewood suite which was awarded a bronze medal at the 1878 Paris Exhibition.
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Acquired from Christopher Hodsoll, London
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