7 June 2007
A PAIR OF REGENCY OAK CIRCULAR OCCASIONAL TABLES
THE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO JEFFRY WYATT, POSSIBLY MADE BY JOHN WILLIAMS, EXETER, CIRCA 1815
Each with dished circular rotating top, on a baluster and reeded shaft on downswept legs, on brass castors, splits to top
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 16 in. (41 cm.) diameter (2)
Supplied to John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839) for Endsleigh, Devon and by descent at Endsleigh to
The Endsleigh Fishing Club who purchased Endsleigh in 1962.
Sold by The Endsleigh Fishing Club and Endsleigh Charitable Trust, Christie's house sale at Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire 'Property from Two Ducal Collections', 21 September 2004, lot 873, when bought by the present owner.
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These tray-topped dumb-waiter stands, with Grecian reeded 'vase' pillars and scrolled 'claws' were designed en suite with the 'two top' waiter; and are inventoried in 1839 in the Dining Room as '2 Small Round Tables'.
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