14 September 2000
A REGENCY ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE
The rounded rectangular twin-flap top crossbanded in satinwood above two frieze drawers to the front and two simulated drawers to the reverse on three column trestle end-supports joined by a lozenge and ring-turned baluster stretcher, on splayed square tapering legs, brass caps and castors, two of the brass caps stamped 'COCKEN', the handles possibly original
28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 57 in. (145 cm.) wide, open; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) deep
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The pillared trestles correspond to a pianoforte in the form of a sofa table made in 1801 by John Broadwood and Sons (P. Thornton, 'The Furnishing of Ham House', Furniture History, 1980, fig. 193).
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