14th November 2014 9:00 GMT/BST

Autumn Fine Art Sale

 
Lot 1180
 

1180

A George IV Amboyna, Purplewood, Marquetry and Parcel Gilt Circular Dining Table, in the manner...

A George IV Amboyna, Purplewood, Marquetry and Parcel Gilt Circular Dining Table, in the manner of Morel & Seddon, circa 1827, inlaid with a foliate border above a plain frieze with gilt metal mount raised on a tapering support with gadrooned and acanthus carved socle and triform base with recessed castors, 152cm diameter, 73cm high

Morel & Seddon were awarded the task of refurbishing the apartments at Windsor Castle in the 1820's. For a similar table see the Royal Collection Trust website, RGIN 20153, refs. M&S1103, M&S1102, Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Sold for £75,000
Estimated at £20,000 - £30,000


 

In unrestored sleepy condition. Top is a uniform colour which is rather light, however this could be improved greatly. General surface scratches to top consistent with age. Minor natural? ripple in veneer down the centre section - see images on website. Gilt banding around edge needs slight attention. Underside in good original condition. Support, gilded colour at the top. Various losses and cracks to triform base and acanthus scrolls. Various losses to carved detail. Small veneer losses and numerous bruising. 131114

Auction: Autumn Fine Art Sale, 14th November 2014

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