15 April 1999
A REGENCY CALAMANDER AND BURR-YEW SOFA TABLE
Inlaid overall in boxwood and ebony banding, the rounded rectangular twin-flap crossbanded top above two frieze drawers to the front and two simulated drawers to the reverse, on flared square supports and a quadrapartite base with hipped downswept square tapering legs, brass caps and castors, restorations
28 in. (72 cm.) high; 61 in. (157 cm.) wide, open; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) deep
By repute the 1st Duke of Wellington (d. 1852) and thence by descent.
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A similar calamander sofa table was sold anonymously, in these Rooms, 29 November 1984, lot 60.
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