Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table
Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table

In the manner of GEORGE SIMSON OF LONDON (worked 1787-1840)

Superb Regency Ormolu Mounted Calamander Card Table

c. 1815 England

Offered by Peacock's Finest

£7,500 gbp
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A striking early 19th century Regency period Calamander pedestal card table in the manner of George Simson

English, circa 1815.

The swivel action foldover top, opening to a green baize lined playing surface, above a vibrant frieze with central brass-moulded tablet, over the square cut column support raised on a platform base, having gilt-brass mounts modelled as Grecian masks flanked by palmettes to each concave side, standing on four downswept sabre legs, having gilt-brass acanthus leaves mounts to the knees and terminating in original gilt-brass capped casters. Remains of the original trade label to the underside.

The present table shares similarities in design and construction with another ormolu-mounted calamander card table, bearing the label of George Simson, sold Christie's, London, 23 May 2012, Lot 380.

George Simson, cabinet-maker and undertaker, traded from 19 St Paul's Churchyard from 1787 until 1840. He was among the specialist manufacturers of Grecian-black calamander furniture, ormolu-enriched in the French fashion.

Height: 28.5 in / 72 cm
Width: 35.25 in / 91.5 cm
Depth: 17.25 in / 45 cm
Full Depth: 35.25 in / 91.5 cm
Fine antique condition.
Christie's, London, 23 May 2012, Lot 380
Dimensions
Height 28.50 inch (72.39 cm)
Width 35.25 inch (89.53 cm)
Depth 17.25 inch (43.81 cm)
External Depth 35.25 inch (89.53 cm)
Medium
Calamander
Signed/Inscribed
Indistinct paper label to uderside
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