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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 45

    AN AUSTRIAN MAHOGANY, STAINED FRUITWOOD AND PENWORK CARD-TABLE

    VIENNA, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    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.


    Provenance

    Bought from Fifty One Antiques, Toronta, Canada, 23 July, 1991.