7 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
AN AUSTRIAN MAHOGANY, STAINED FRUITWOOD AND PENWORK CARD-TABLE
VIENNA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
The foldover top swiveling above a well and opening to a green-baize-lined playing surface, the ebonized frieze inlaid with ink-heightened silhouettes of cardplayers gathered around tables, on square tapering legs, with foliate-cast ormolu sabots
30¾ in. (78 cm.) high, 35½ in. (90cm.) wide, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep, closed
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Bought from Fifty One Antiques, Toronta, Canada, 23 July, 1991.
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