Pair of George III Sheraton period satinwood, harewood & purple heart banded card tables

Stock Code: 2109 - SOLD

Description: A superb pair of George III, Sheraton period, demi-lune, satinwood, harewood, tulipwood and purple heart banded card tables, retaining fine colour and excellent patina.

The tops of finest West Indian satinwood, with harewood & tulipwood cross-banding, purple heart 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.

The frieze is divided into panels, again with tulipwood cross-banding and stringing around each, with a marquetry patterae to the top of each square section, box wood and ebony strung, tapering leg; which finally are tipped with ebony toes. A fabulous pair of classic Sheraton card tables.

Condition: Excellent. Minor restorations, including small repairs to chipped veneer, waxing. The baize playing surface has been replaced.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George III, circa 1780

Provenance: Private collection Manhattan, New York.

Dimensions: Height 28.75 inches (73.02cm) Width 36.00 inches (91.44cm) Depth 18.00 inches (45.72cm)

Price: £34,900