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A William and Mary walnut, olive and cocus wood oyster-veneered side table, last quarter 17th century

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Property from an English Private Collection

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A William and Mary walnut, olive and cocus wood oyster-veneered side table, last quarter 17th century

A William and Mary walnut, olive and cocus wood oyster-veneered side table, last quarter 17th century

Estimate:

3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

5,040

GBP

Property from an English Private Collection

A William and Mary walnut, olive and cocus wood oyster-veneered side table

last quarter 17th century


the top with geometric line inlay above a single frieze drawer on spiral turned ash legs joined by a shaped X-form stretcher on bun feet

72cm. high, 79cm. wide, 57.5cm. deep; 2ft. 4 1/4 in., 2ft. 7in., 1ft. 10 5/8 in.

Good conserved condition. Evidence of historic vertical separations to the top above rails of the carcass as to be expected and there has been consolidation which includes filler. Some of the veneers to moulded edge notably to corners with some repairs and possible small replacements. Evidence of old worm notably to spiral turned legs and bun feet which no longer appears to be active. Bun feet possibly original as they display signs of age.


"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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Acquired from Alexander George Fine Antiques Ltd.
For two marquetry tables which feature almost identical bases - one in the collection at Levens Hall, Cumbria and supplied by Thomas Pistor in 1684 - see those illustrated Adam Bowett, English Furniture 1660-1714, From Charles II to Queen Anne, Antique Collectors Club, 2002, pp. 116-117, pls. 4:19 and 4:21.