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Fine Regency Brass Inlaid Rosewood Games Table, early 19th c., attr. to Thomas Hope, tooled leather sliding top opening to a velvet-lined backgammon board, reverse top with inlaid chessboard, boullework frieze with three drawers, trestle base, turned stretcher, paw feet, casters, h. 29 1/2 in., w. 47 in., d. 27 in. Note: The extraordinary Regency cabinetry of the table offered here and especially the boullework, which may be of earlier date and incorporated within the frieze and the supports here, indicates a possible attribution to Thomas Hope. The Classical antique design is in the French style of Percier and Fontaine’s Recuil de Décorations Intérieures, 1802, promoted by the connoisseur Thomas Hope (1769-1831) in the furnishings of his Duchess Street mansion.

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Regency Brass Inlaid Rosewood Games Table

Estimate $7,000 - $9,000Mar 24, 2018