30 September 1999
AN ITALIAN WALNUT, FRUITWOOD MARQUETRY GAMES-TABLE
Late 18th 19th Century
Profusely inlaid overall with foliate scrolls and arabesques, the revolving twin-flap top centred by a floral patera and with a scrolled entwined border, above a frieze-drawer with further foliate and beaded motif and on waisted and foliate tapering channelled legs and turned tapering feet, restorations, later marquetry and penwork, later adapted for a drawer
31 in. (79 cm.) high; 32 in. (81 cm.) wide; 15 in. (40 cm.) deep (top closed)
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A similar late 18th Century fruitwood table, close in design and inlay to the card tables by Giuseppe of Maggiolini, sold anonymously, Sotheby's London, 30 May 1997, lot 167.
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