Property from the Neil & Gina Smith Collection
A LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY DRUM TABLE, CIRCA 1800
the circular top cross-banded in rosewood with green leather surface above four frieze drawers with boxwood and tulipwood banding on a turned stem with downswept legs with brass caps and castors
height 28 ¾ in.; diameter 23 ¾ in.
73 cm; 60.3 cm
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In good conserved condition overall. Two key hole surrounds lacking. Green gilt-tooled leather top probably replaced and in good condition with only minor fading to color and minor scattered surface stains. Scattered patches to veneer bordering top. Slight lifting to veneered edges. Scattered chips, losses, and scrapes to surface throughout commensurate with age and use. Appealing size and sturdy build, ready to use.
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Anonymous Sale, Christie's London, 19 April 1990, lot 118
The Parry Collection, Christie's London, 24 April 1997, lot 297