20 - 21 September 2004
A REGENCY SIMULATED-BAMBOO CENTRE TABLE
The top with a lattice pattern, the friezes with applied lattice fretwork, on cluster-column legs, losses
30 in. (76 cm.) high; 39½ in. (101 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62 cm.) deep
Probably acquired by John, 6th Duke of Bedford (d.1839), for the Thornery at Woburn.
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This whimsical table recalls the Chinese Dairy at Woburn, designed by Henry Holland for the 5th Duke of Bedford in 1789, with a painted interior attributed to Frederick Crace (see lot 900).
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