27 October 2006
AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY DRUM TABLE
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
THE GREEN LEATHER-LINED REVOLVING TOP ABOVE THREE CEDAR-LINED DRAWERS AND THREE SIMULATED DRAWERS, WITH EBONY COCKBEADING, ON A CONCAVE-SIDED SPREADING TRIPARTITE BASE WITH LATER CASTERS, ONE DRAWER STAMPED 'BERTRAM & SON' and '05435' twice
29 in. (74 cm.) high; 48 in. (122 cm.) diameter
with Mann & Fleming, London, circa 1964.
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The Connoisseur, October 1964, p. XXXVI (trade advertisement for Mann & Fleming).
William Bertram is recorded in The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, Leeds, 1986, as trading from 100 Dean Street, Soho from 1839. William Bertram and Son were both dealers and cabinet-makers.
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