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A REGENCY SATINWOOD AND CALAMANDER DRUM TABLE
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A REGENCY SATINWOOD AND CALAMANDER DRUM TABLE

ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE OAKLEY, CIRCA 1810

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A REGENCY SATINWOOD AND CALAMANDER DRUM TABLE
ATTRIBUTED TO GEORGE OAKLEY, CIRCA 1810
The circular top banded with calamander and inlaid with stars and lozenges, the frieze with four mahogany-lined drawers, one with a leather-lined slide, on a concave-sided triangular pedestal decorated with anthemion, lotus and S-scrolls, and with a beaded plinth on paw feet, one drawer inscribed to the underside in chalk 'Forbes'
28½ in. (73 cm.) high; 48 in. (122 cm.) diameter
Provenance
H.J. Joel, Esq., Sefton Lodge, Newmarket.
Acquired from Ronald A. Lee, 20 April 1990.
Literature
R.W. Symonds, 'Some aspects of Regency Furniture', The Antique Collector, Sept'- Oct' 1948, p. 152 - 157, fig. 9.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

This table corresponds closely to that supplied by Oakley for Papworth Hall in 1810. The latter was invoiced as 'A calamander wood circular loo table upon a pedestal and claws, the top inlaid with a border of stars in brass and ebony £31 10s 0d'.

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