A Victorian kingwood and gilt metal mounted games table, with specimen marble inset chess board
Lot 242
An early Victorian tulipwood, gonçalo alves and gilt metal-mounted games table possibly by Town and Emanuel
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
An early Victorian tulipwood, gonçalo alves and gilt metal-mounted games table
possibly by Town and Emanuel
The rectangular top centred by a specimen marble inset chess board including Porphyry, Malachite and Lapis Lazuli within multiple bandings, the gadrooned border mount with mask motifs to the corners, the shaped apron with a frieze drawer to one side, on gilt-metal mounted cabriole legs ending in sabots, the top possibly adapted, 83cm wide, 53cm deep, 73cm high (32.5" wide, 20.5" deep, 28.5" high).

Footnotes

  • Please see lot 230 for a catalogue note on Town and Emanuel. Similar corner clasps, ankle mounts and sabots appear on a labelled Town and Emanuel porcelain mounted bureau plat illustrated in The Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds 1996, p.450, pl.903.
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