A pair of Sheraton period satinwood demi-lune card tables

Stock Code: 2076 - SOLD

Description: A fine pair of George III Sheraton period demi-lune card tables, veneered with the finest West Indian satinwood.

The tops with a large inlaid marquetry fan positioned centrally on the straight side, with tulipwood cross-banding, strung with box and ebony around the periphery. Both rear legs swing out to support the opened top which has a green baize lined, leather edge playing surface.

Below the frieze divided into panels, again with tulipwood cross-banding around each. The square section tapering legs with ebony strung edges and ebony toes. A particularly well proportioned and handsome tables retaining excellent original colour and patina.

Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations, waxing. The baize playing surface has been replaced.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1790

Provenance: Private collection New York, USA.

Dimensions: Height 29.00 inches (73.66cm) Width 36.00 inches (91.44cm) Depth 18.00 inches (45.72cm)

Price: £29,900