Lot 1179: A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD BANDED SATINWOOD BREAKFRONT PIER TABLE, CIRCA 1780, IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: rosewood, ebony, satinwood
Overall in good restored condition and ready to place. The horizontal section of veneer to the rear probably replaced. Probably re-polished. Typical movement to the figured top (consistent with age). Minor restoration to the boxwood stringing and some very minor losses. A stable, decorative lot.
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Dimensions: 86.5cm. high, 167cm. wide, 43cm. deep; 2ft. 10in., 5ft. 5¾in., 1ft. 5in.
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