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Lot 312: GEORGE III SATINWOOD WORK TABLE LATE 18TH CENTURY 45cm across, 73cm high, 36cm deep
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE III SATINWOOD WORK TABLE
LATE 18TH CENTURY
the oval hinged top with yew and satinwood banding and enclosing a later paper-lined interior, raised above a plain frieze on square tapering legs with ebony lines joined by a turned cross stretcher, centred by a small undertier
45cm across, 73cm high, 36cm deep
In generally good overall condition and of nice appearance and colour
Joints generally secure
Undertier in good overall condition
Lid needs to be manipulated ever so slightly in order to close fully
Interior has been later lined with flocked green paper, NOT baize as originally listed
Two patch repairs to the interior, either side of the replaced double hinges
Lock looks to be replaced
Some cracking and bubbling here and there to veneer and varnish, but appearance good overall
Scuff to rim of lid above lock, and a patched repair further around to the side of the table top
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