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Sale 2105 Lot 23

Iberian Mahogany and Fruitwood Center Table

19th century, the double-banded rectangular top with an intricately inlaid panel of scrolling foliate designs surrounding a panel of a stylized mythical beast, above a single frieze drawer, the drawer and sides with like-inlaid decoration, raised on turned beehive legs joined by an H-form barley-twist stretcher and ending in ball feet.
h. 30-1/2", w. 41-1/2", d. 24"

Provenance: Collection of Ruth and Michael Burke, Covington, Louisiana.

Estimate $1,400-1,800

**In very good polished and restored condition.

The top exhibits a filled shrinkage crack with good-quality marquetry repairs along the crack and elsewhere. There is a splice at two corners of the top.

The table is functional. There is some side-to-side movement in the legs, and no fore-aft movement.

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