27 November 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A PAIR OF REGENCY ROSEWOOD AND BRASS-INLAID CARD-TABLES
Each with rectangular canted hinged top with cross and featherbanded parquetry edge, enclosing a satinwood-bordered green baize-lined playing-surface, above a plain frieze and on channelled sabre legs terminating in brass paw feet, each inscribed in pencil '26' and one with labels inscribed 'M-H 6-6' and 'M.H 78 3' and inscribed in chalk 'M/H 79'
29 in. (73.5 cm.) high; 36 in. (91.5 cm.) wide; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) deep [closed] (2)
Sir George Binney, Jersey (1900-1972).
Bought by the vendor from Partridge, London, 5 March 1974.
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