London, South Kensington
18 March 2009
A GEORGE II WALNUT CONCERTINA-ACTION CARD-TABLE
The rounded rectangular featherbanded quarter-veneered top enclosing a green-baize playing surface with recessed counter-wells and candle stands, above a frieze drawer, on scrolled and lappeted cabriole legs headed by carved foliage, on claw-and-ball feet, the inside of the concertina action and back rail later veneered, probably to cover woodworm
29 in. (74 in.) high; 36 in. (91.5 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep, closed; 33¾ in. (86 cm.) deep, open
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 29 March 1962, lot 52.
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Christie's, Review of the Year 1961-62, p. 92.
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