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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD, MAHOGANY AND FRUITWOOD GAMES TABLE

    CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD, MAHOGANY AND FRUITWOOD GAMES TABLE
    CIRCA 1840
    The rounded rectangular top enclosing a marquetry draughts board, above a cedar-lined frieze drawer on each side, the underside with a label inscribed 'FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIMON MARKS', and a railway label inscribed 'BOUGHT OFF UNCLE THOMAS BY W. J. HOWLES NOVEMBER 1877', the handles probably original
    26¾ in. (68 cm.) high; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) wide; 18¼ in. (46.5 cm.) deep


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    Simon Marks was the son of Michael Marks (d.1907), co-founder of the High Street retailer Marks & Spencer.

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    Provenance

    Purchased by W. J. Howles, November 1877.
    Simon Marks, 1st Baron Marks of Broughton (1888-1964).