21 October 1999
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY DROP-LEAF HANDKERCHIEF TABLE
With a triangular top with hinged drop-leaves rotating to form a circular top on a columnar stem and arched cabriole legs ending in slipper feet, with a swivelling mechanism
27in. (70cm.) high, 34 in. (90cm.) diameter
Purchased from Hotspur Ltd., London, 24 June 1968 (500).
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