London, South Kensington
8 June 2016
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CONCERTINA-ACTION DINING TABLE
BY WILLIAM POCOCK, CIRCA 1810-15
The rounded rectangular reeded top with two additional leaves on downswept legs with caps and castors, with an engraved brass plaque 'Patent Sympathetic Tables/By Pocock/Southampton Street Covent Garden'
28 in. (71 cm.) high; 106 ¾ in. (271 cm.) long, extended; 45 ½ in. (115.5 cm.) deep
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William Pocock illustrated this model of table in a broadsheet advertisement 'Improvements in Furniture & various Inventions for Invalids' in 1814 (C.Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture, 1700-1840, 1996, Leeds, p. 373.
This Lot is transferred to an offsite warehouse ‘Cadogan Tate’ at the close of business on the day of the sale. We will give you 2 weeks free storage from the date of the sale and after that point charges apply. All other lots will be held at Christie''s South Kensington until 5pm the fifth Friday after the sale. It will then be transferred to Cadogan Tate.
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