5 April 2001
A SWEDISH GILTWOOD AND EBONISED SIDE TABLE
Early 19th Century
The rectangular granito verde a erbetta marble top above a flowerhead decorated frieze, on turned tapering Egyptian-headed columns and a stepped rectangular base, with remains of paper label inscribed in ink 'WHITBREAD', redecorated, on a modern black-painted support
36½ in. (92.5 cm.) high; 49½ in. (125 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
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A related Egytian herm-supported Swedish side table, was sold anonymously, Sotheby's London, 31 May 1996, lot 237.
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