23 November 2010
A GEORGE III THUYA AND MAHOGANY CIRCULAR LIBRARY TABLE
The circular swiveling gilt-tooled green leather top with channeled brass-bound edge over two drawers between four dummy drawers on a ring-turned five-part cluster-column support with four splayed crossbanded legs and brass caps and casters, bearing red chalk number to the underside 180 and H180 to the inside of one drawer front, the handles associated
29¾ in. (76 cm.) high, 30¾ in. (78 cm.) diameter
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Treleaven; Sotheby's, New York, 13 October 1990, lot 207.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 19 April 2001, lot 128.
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