Lot 33: A WILLIAM IV ROSEWOOD BREAKFAST TABLE, CIRCA 1835 |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: the tilt-top on a lotus carved pillar and tri-form base, with concealed brass castors
The highly figured top is faded due to exposure to sun light and there is an split along the centre of the table along a constructional joint as a result of shrinkage. The top has a notable scratch and overall there are old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There are minor loses and repairs the veneers on the tri-form base.
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Dimensions: 72.5cm. high, 137cm. wide, 135.5cm. deep; 2ft. 4 1/2 in., 4ft. 6in., 4ft. 5 1/4 in.
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