14 November 1996
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE IV EBONY-INLAID SATINWOOD SOFA TABLE
The rounded rectangular twin-flap top above a pair of frieze drawers and a pair of conforming drawers to the reverse, on lyre-shaped standards with scrolled inlay and downswept tapering legs, brass caps and castors, with pencil addition sums to the underside, one drawer stamped '3007'
56in. (142.5cm.) wide, open; 28in. (71.5cm.) high; 24in. (61cm.) deep
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A similar sofa table with lyre-inlaid trestle end-supports was offered anonymously in these Rooms, 6 April 1995, lot 253.
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