18 September 2003
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY OVAL PEMBROKE TABLE
Late 18th century
Crossbanded overall in rosewood, the twin-flap top centred by an ellipse inlaid with a shell, above a mahogany-lined frieze drawer at one end and a simulated drawer at the other, on square tapering legs with sunk panels, brass caps and castors, the simulated drawer lacking handles, the handles replaced
27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 35½ in. (90 cm.) wide, open; 30 in. (76 cm.) deep
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A closely related Pembroke table with similar shell ellipse inlay was sold anonymously, Christie's New York, 19 April 2001, lot 180 ($7,050).
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