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A LARGE GEORGE IV ELM CENTRE TABLE
A LARGE GEORGE IV ELM CENTRE TABLE

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A LARGE GEORGE IV ELM CENTRE TABLE
The rectangular top with concave canted corners and inset stalactic marble top with lappeted border, above an ogee frieze, on solid rectangular end-supports with scrolled foliage and traces of a crest on one end, on rectangular platforms joined by a platform stretcher with scrolled ends and padded footrest covered in red material, on scrolled feet with part-sunk brass castors
32 in. (82.5 cm.) high; 61 in. (155 cm.) wide; 50 in. (128.5 cm.) deep
Provenance
By repute General William Bramwell Booth (1856-1929), Netherfield House, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Lot Essay

The table is in the robust classical style of George Smith's The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, 1826

William Bramwell Booth was born in Halifax, Yorkshire on 8 March 1856. He was the eldest son of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, and was educated in the City of London School. He participated in 'Army' duties from 1870 becoming chief of the staff of the 'Army' in 1880, until the death of the founder in August 1912, and then holding the position of General until February 1929 when he was relieved of his charge, dying a few months later on 16 June at Hadley Wood.
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