14 September 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
AN EARLY VICTORIAN GONCALO ALVES CENTRE TABLE
The circular top inset with septaria congrecian fluorspar and with gadrooned edge, on a turned baluster shaft with egg-and-dart moulded stem, on a tripartite leaf-wrapped base with cabriole legs and scrolled feet, brass castors
28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 31½ in. (80 cm.) diam.
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Another table with septaria congrecian fluorspar top was sold anonymously, Phillips London, 9 February 1999, lot 172.
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