A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820
A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820
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PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820

Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Live Auction Begins in:
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Bid:8,500GBP

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Lot Details

Description

Property of a Gentleman

A GEORGE IV GILT-BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID ROSEWOOD CENTER TABLE, CIRCA 1820


the tilt-top on a lotus carved stem on four scrolled feet with concealed brass castors

73.5cm. high, 137.5cm. diameter; 2ft. 5in., 4ft. 6¼in.

Condition Report

In overall good restored condition. Surface probably re-polished. Movement to veneers of top along points of construction which have been stabilized and there are corresponding dove tail repairs to mahogany carcass visible when the tilt-top is raised. Brass inlay in good order with minor lifting to banding at one side. Further movement and minor splits to veneers of quadruped base and evidence of a small replacement to a section of veneer. Lovely quality and ready to place.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Saleroom Notice

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Acquired from Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd.

Catalogue Note

The present 'loo' table, with its richly figured rosewood top and intricate brass inlay, is conceived George IV French 'Antique' fashion championed by designers and cabinet-makers including George Bullock, Louis Le Gaigneur, Thomas Parker and George Oakley. For a marquetry inlaid table of similar form, in the manner of Bullock and possibly by Banting & Son, see that sold Christie's London, 21 May 2015, lot 121.

STYLE: Private Collections
Live Auction Begins:12 Nov 2019 | 01:30 PM GMT