23 April 2009
A LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND ROSEWOOD CENTRE TABLE
BY HOLLAND & SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The rounded rectangular top above a frieze with reeded lower edge, on end supports with twin square tapering fluted uprights with foliate paterae terminals, joined by a square fluted stretcher, on downcurved legs with sunk brass castors, the underside with ivorine label stamped '300', the legs with batten-carrying holes, the underside of the table stamped 'HOLLAND & SONS'
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 54 in. (137 cm.) wide; 26¼ in. (66.5 cm.) deep
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