13 November 2003
A RED-PAINTED AND PARCEL-GILT LOW TABLE
Incorporating a panel of French 19th century needlework carpet
With rounded rectangular top with re-entrant corners, the glass-covered carpet panel with twin quatrefoil motifs on a crimson ground with yellow fleurs-de-lys, in an applied crimson border, the stand with waved aprons on straight legs with axe-head feet
14¾ in. (37 cm.) high; 87¼ in. (220 cm.) wide; 48 in. (122 cm.) deep.
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A carpet of this pattern was sold from the John Reid Collection, in these Rooms, 17-18 December 1998, lot 605.
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