An Australian ceder and pine strung demi-lune table Circa 1825
Lot 282
An Australian cedar and pine strung demi-lune table Circa 1825
AU$ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 7,500 - 11,000
Lot Details
An Australian cedar and pine strung demi-lune table
Circa 1825
the demi-lune top with herringbone stringing and pine inlaid edge above a frieze with pine stringing, raised on four square tapering legs, originally part of ae extending dining table, 126cm wide, 62cm deep, 73cm high (49.5" wide, 24" deep, 28.5" high).


  • Reference:
    For similar early examples sold at auction see:
    Sotheby's, 16 August 2000, lot 364.
    Mossgreen, Fine Colonial Art, Furniture and Decorative arts at Somercotes, Ross, Tasmania, 7 December 2008, lot 35.

    For further reading see:
    Nineteenth Century Australian Furniture, Kevin Fahy, Christina Simpson, Andrew Simpson, David Ell Press, Sydney 1985, page 468, plate 418.
    Australian Furniture, Pictorial History and Dictionary 1788-1938 by Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson, Casuarina Press, Sydney, page 415, plate 460.

Saleroom notices

  • Provenance: Tony Healy, South Dowling Antique Market 1984
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