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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 24

19th C. Figural Carved Center Table with Marble Top, Dogs, Birdcage

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
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Large and heavily carved 19th century ebony or ebonized hardwood table, possibly Chinese for the Ango-Indian market. Tall round form with inset rouge marble top, reeded edge, and a carved and pierced foliate frieze depicting foxes eating grapes. The top rests upon a birdcage support over a reeded and acanthus carved pedestal, supported on three acanthus carved cabriole legs with figural dog head knees and paw feet. 34 1/2" H x 49" dia. Provenance: Originally owned by the John T. Fargason family and used in their mansion in Memphis; later in the collection of Annesdale Mansion, Memphis, until Spring, 2023. 


Overall very good condition with expected age related wear. Some wood shrinkage noted to frieze with scattered rubbing and wear.

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