9 March 2006,
Price realised GBP 1,920
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A REGENCY EBONISED, PARCEL-GILT AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED SIDE TABLE
EARLY 19TH CENTURY, THE TOP LATER
The shaped rectangular later top painted with panels of specimen marbles, the corners inlaid with oval medallions, the reverse decorated with a half roundel of Erato, the muse of lyric poetry, the centre depicting a roundel of a bacchic putto, in a chariot pulled by a lion and ram, above a panelled freeze, decorated with husk swags, on incurved square tapering legs, redecorated, the underside inscribed in blue chalk, 'Mrs. Pressfield/249', the reverse with Maples depository label inscribed in blue chalk '249'
35¼ in. (89.5 cm.) high; 42 in. (107 cm.) wide; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) deep.
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