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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 347

    AN ENGLISH OAK SIX-LEG REFECTORY TABLE

    EARLY 17TH CENTURY

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    AN ENGLISH OAK SIX-LEG REFECTORY TABLE
    EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With single-plank top, the facing frieze carved with arcading and scroll spandrels, on gouge-carved and chamfered legs joined by original stretchers, painted to the underside of the frieze ' M.N.WRIGHT BOLTON HALL '
    29½. in. (75 cm.) high; 144 in. (366 cm.) long; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep; the top 1½. in. (4 cm.) thick


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    Provenance

    Bolton Hall, North Yorkshire, the first English residence of Mary Queen of Scots whilst a prisoner
    Bonhams London, 8 October 1992, Lot 98
    Edge Barton Manor, Branscombe, Devon, which claims to be England's oldest continuously inhabited house since the 11th century


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Gentleman
    Lots 347-354