SOLD! for $2,040.00.
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- Low Estimate: $300.00
- High Estimate: $350.00
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George III mahogany inlaid demilune card table, satinwood cross banded top and interior edge, line inlaid skirt, single front frieze drawer with key, inlaid legs tapering to spade feet. 29 1/2" H x 38" W x 18 1/4" D closed. Possibly Scottish, late 18th/early 19th century. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Gilded Age tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the fashion firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction, including an archive containing receipts for furnishings for Bunker Hill. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Older refinish. Brown felt lining to interior.