A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN
A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN
A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN
A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN
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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SOFA TABLE, CIRCA 1815, ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN MCLEAN


with flaps to either side above two cedar lined frieze drawers and opposing dummy drawers

71cm high, 153.5cm wide (open), 61cm deep; 28in., 60½in., 24in.

Condition Report

A smart table in reasonable restored condition. With old repairs to age splits to central section of top, which have now discoloured and would benefit from improvement. Colour to top faded and flaps to sides bowing/warping slightly. One gilt-brass moulding is loose and would benefit from re-fixing. Drawers are cedar lined and one pull handle to dummy drawers is replaced. Minor loses to veneers and banding. Generally with old marks and scratches consistent with age and use.


"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

This lot contains endangered species. Sotheby's recommends that buyers check with their own government regarding any importation requirements prior to placing a bid. Please note that Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot to the US. A buyer's inability to export or import these lots cannot justify a delay in payment or sale cancellation.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Acquired from Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., 1977.

Catalogue Note

For a closely related example, see those sold Sotheby's London, Property of the Hon. Mrs. Baring, 8 December 1978, lot 240 (as a pair).

STYLE: Private Collections
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