9 March 2006,
Price realised GBP 4,200
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A REGENCY BRASS-INLAID MAHOGANY PEDESTAL SOFA TABLE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
With canted rectangular twin-flapped top inlaid with foliage, above a panelled frieze enclosing two drawers, around a tablet, on a faceted spreading shaft, on a concave-sided quadrapartite base, with later ormolu scrolled feet, with anti-friction castors
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 59¼ in. (150.5 cm.) wide, open; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) deep
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Sir Melville Beachcroft.
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