Lot 52

A GEORGE III INLAID MAHOGANY BUTTERFLY DROP-LEAF TABLE

Of slender proportions, on tapering square supports 88cm wide; 76cm deep (extended)

Estimate: £150 - £200
Hammer price: £350
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.



Condition report: 

76cm with the leaves open and 32cm deep with leaves down

88cm wide - across the centre

73.5cm high

Various old repairs, including the legs resecured. Some movement to timber with various old veneer shrinkage cracks in areas.

General rubbing, scuffs, dents and minor chips areas commensurate with use and age. 

At some point cleaned and polished.

 Some losses to the detail of the central shell inlay. 

See extra images on the bellmans website.

Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 


Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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