20 May 2014
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY FIVE PEDESTAL DINING TABLE
LATE 18TH CENTURY
The shaped extending rectangular top above downswept legs with brass hairy paw caps and casters, stenciled 1861 to some elements, with three associated leaves
29½ in. (75 cm.) high, 56¼ in. (154 cm.) wide, 21 ft. 9 in. (6 m. 63 cm.) long, fully extended, 19 ft, 5 in. as shown.
Acquired by Celia Clark Tobin for House-On-Hill, Hillsborough, CA, circa 1929.
Supplied by Michael Taylor to the present owner.
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