South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 6 February 2012

Part 3 - Furniture & Fine Art
  • A Colonial Dutch satinwood, tulipwood, ebony and kingwood parquetry side table, 18th century
  • A Colonial Dutch satinwood, tulipwood, ebony and kingwood parquetry side table, 18th century
  • A Colonial Dutch satinwood, tulipwood, ebony and kingwood parquetry side table, 18th century
  • A Colonial Dutch satinwood, tulipwood, ebony and kingwood parquetry side table, 18th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 150 000 - 200 000

About this Item

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

Notes

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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