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$ 4,840) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Australian  cedar and specimen wood games tables Labelled R.T. Carter, Circa 1870
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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