11 February 1999
A GEORGE III BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY SERPENTINE TRAY
Of serpentine rectangular form with re-entrant corners, with baluster gallery and a handle to each side, restorations, previously but probably not originally the top of a tripod table
2 in. (6.5 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 21 in. (54 cm.) deep
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For another serpentine tray on a tripod stand, see lot 100 in this sale.
The estimate for this serpentine tray is 3,000-4,000, and not 2,500-3,500 as stated in the catalogue.
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