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Lot 0280
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. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

Overall good condition. Older refinish. Brown felt lining to interior.

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