London, South Kensington
8 June 2016
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CONCERTINA-ACTION DINING TABLE
BY WILLIAM POCOCK, CIRCA 1810-15
The rounded rectangular reeded top with two additional leaves on downswept legs with caps and castors, with an engraved brass plaque 'Patent Sympathetic Tables/By Pocock/Southampton Street Covent Garden'
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 106 ¾ in. (271 cm.) long, extended; 45 ½ in. (115.5 cm.) deep
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William Pocock illustrated this model of table in a broadsheet advertisement 'Improvements in Furniture & various Inventions for Invalids' in 1814 (C.Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture, 1700-1840, 1996, Leeds, p. 373.
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