16 September 1999
AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY BREAKFAST-TABLE
The circular moulded top above a frieze and a baluster shaft with fluted plinth base, on scrolling legs bearing hunting trophy masks, on castors, the top 7 in. of the shaft and the bearers and supports replaced, the top and base possibly associated, restorations
31 in. (81 cm.) high; 66 in. (167.5 cm.) diam.
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