Lot 1055: A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SIDE TABLE, CIRCA 1790 |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the single frieze drawer with fruitwood cockbeading
Attractive small size and colour. Evidence of worm. Loses to veneer on frieze below drawer. Old marks and scratches to surface throughout, including ring marks to top. The edges of legs and frieze with rubbing to surface polish. The sides of a dry appearance. The underside with 'Smith' in faded manuscript. A simple functional object with the kind of wear one would expect to see.
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Dimensions: 73cm. high, 91cm. wide, 45cm. deep; 2ft. 4¾in., 3ft., 1ft. 5¾in.