London, South Kensington
12 June 2002
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CARD TABLE
The flame figured rectangular baize lined hinged top with cabochon egg- and-dart border and plain frieze with pierced Gothic legs with quatrefoil flowerhead ornament and pierced lattice fret spandrels, on block feet, with concertina action and hinges engraved H TIBATS, bearing a label JOHN SPARKS 128 MOUNT STREET W1
35½in. (90cm.) wide, 17½in. (44.5cm.) deep, 29in. (74cm.) high
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Hinges engraved with H.TIBATS are present in a number of good quality concertina tea and card tables made in the 18th century.
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