An Australian  cedar and specimen wood games tables Labelled R.T. Carter, Circa 1870
Lot 280
An Australian cedar and specimen wood games tables Labelled R.T. Carter, Circa 1870
Sold for AU$ 5,490 (US$ 5,131) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian cedar and specimen wood games tables
Labelled R.T. Carter, Circa 1870
the circular tilt top with a central specimen timber chess board and border made from native Australian timbers including, cedar, musk, casuarina, cypress pine, eucalypt, silky oak, beefwood or banksia and coachwood, supported on a tapering barley-twist column on a circular platform base with acanthus leaf and empty shield carved collar, raised on three carved feet, with paper label to the underside of top, 'FROM/ R.T. CARTER,/Formerly of Jno. HILL & Co./CABINET,/UPHOLSTERY,/Bedstead and Bedding/WAREHOUSE,/SYDNEY./ No 404 GEORGE STREET, FIVE DOORS NORTH OF KING**', 66cm in diameter, 73cm high (25.5" in diameter, 28.5" high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased from Simpson's Antiques, Sydney in 1984

    Reference:
    Nineteenth Century Australian Furniture, Kevin Fahy, Christina Simpson, Andrew Simpson, David Ell Press, Sydney 1985, plate 477, page 495.
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