24 April 1997,
Price realised GBP 38,900
GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
AN OAK SIX-LEG REFECTORY TABLE
Welsh or English, mid-17th century
With cleated twin plank top, stylised foliate facing frieze with gouge-carved edge and corner spandrels, with moulded channels overall, on turned legs with block feet and square section stretchers, variously branded with initials 'E.D.', 'I.D.' and 'W.L.' to the frieze and top edge
124 in. (305 cm.) wide; 33 in. (84 cm.) high; 30½ in. (77 cm.) deep
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Although there is nothing distinctly Welsh about this refectory table, heresay suggests that it originated in the Brecon area of Wales.
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