4 March 2004
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY DECEPTION TABLE
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
Of Pembroke table form, the rectangular top with flap to one side, the other side with flap hinged at the lower edge, on square tapering legs with brass caps and castors
27½ in. (69.5 cm.) high; 26 in. (66 cm.) wide; 32 in. (81 cm.) deep [both flaps open]
With Norman Adams, 1957.
Sir Emmanuel Kaye, C.B.E. (d. 2001) and by descent.
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A sketch for this form of 'Deception' pembroke-table, concealing a pot-cupboard, first appears in the sketch books of Gillows of London and Lancaster in 1787.
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