South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Including The Professor Walter Beck Collection of Chinese Works of Art, Ceramics, Japanese Cloisonné, Glass and Books

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A Colonial Dutch satinwood, tulipwood, ebony and kingwood parquetry side table, 18th century
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Lot 461

A Colonial Dutch satinwood, tulipwood, ebony and kingwood parquetry side table, 18th century


the rectangular top centring an oval panel with corner spandrels outlined in banding and decorative stringing, the edge and sides in parquetry, above the fluted frieze centring an inset vignette of sailing ships in a bay, banding and corner paterae, on square tapering legs, restorations, 72,5cm high, 93,5cm wide, 56,5cm deep

This lot did not sell

Estimate R 150 000 - 200 000


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cf. A similar table is in the Study at Groot Constantia homestead (no 94 in the inventory), and was damaged during the fire in 1925 in which the vignette drawing was destroyed.

A similar example was sold in Cape Town, The Herbert Prins Collection, 21 October 1997, lot 78.



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