A rare early Australian cedar breakfast table circa 1820-25

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Lot 23
A rare early Australian cedar breakfast table
circa 1820-25

AU$ 25,000 - 35,000
US$ 17,000 - 24,000
A rare early Australian cedar breakfast table
circa 1820-25
The large rectangular single slab top with pine stringing and rounded corners above a shaped ring turned column, raised on four out swept legs with moulded decoration, terminating in brass paw castors, 183cm wide, 117cm deep, 70cm high (72in wide, 46in deep, 27.5in high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formerly in the collection of The Misses Fitzpatrick, Tahara, Deloraine.

    Note:
    The single slab top is the largest know example used in a piece of Australian furniture.

    Reference:
    Early Colonial Furniture in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, by Clifford Craig, Kevin Fahy and E. Graeme Robertson, page 119, plate 115.
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