24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 15,000
GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000
A PAIR OF CARVED WHITE-PAINTED PINE SERPENTINE SIDE TABLES
OF GEORGE II STYLE, AFTER A DESIGN BY J0HN LINNELL, LATE 20TH CENTURY
Each with a white and Siena crossbanded marble top above a frieze centred by a lion mask, on scrolling foliate legs terminating in lion paw feet, branded to the underside 'THIS OBJECT WAS MANUFACTURED IN THE LATE 20TH CENTURY'
34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high; 65½ in. (166.5 cm.) wide; 35½ in. (90.2 cm.) deep (2)
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A drawing of a conforming table by John Linnell was first published in English Furniture Designs of the Eighteenth Century, P. Ward-Jackson, London 1958, pp. 54-55.
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