An early 20th century gilt brass mounted satinwood, ebony and rosewood parquetry coffee table in the manner of Donald Ross, in the Transitional style
Lot 528Y
A 19th century and later gilt brass mounted satinwood, ebony and rosewood parquetry coffee table in the manner of Donald Ross, in the Transitional style
Sold for £10,625 (US$ 13,784) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 19th century and later gilt brass mounted satinwood, ebony and rosewood parquetry coffee table
in the manner of Donald Ross, in the Transitional style
with trellis and dot inlay overall, inlaid with boxwood and ebonised stringing, on square tapering legs terminating in brass leaf wrapped toupie feet, the legs reduced in height, 136cm wide x 84cm deep x 48.5cm high, (53.5" wide x 33" deep x 19" high)

Footnotes

  • The characteristic dot and trellis parquetry, in abundance on the present lot, was inspired by the 18th century work of Garnier and Sené. This type of inlay is commonly associated with the London firm of Donald Ross, which operated from 13 Denmark Square, Soho, during the third quarter of the 19th century. (C. Payne, "Nineteenth Century European Furniture", Suffolk, 1981, p. 315).
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