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Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Rare table from Elvaston Castle for sale at Christies this week, do you have some space cash?

On Thursday 18th November 2010 there is a sale at Christies in London and one of the items for sale is a highly decorative table made in 1835 that used to be at Elvaston Castle. (or rather Elvaston Hall as it was then.)

If you have a few spare quid down the back of the Sofa then get your bids in to own a bit of Derbyshire History.

The estimated selling price for the table is £40,000 - £60,000
Sale 7881

Lot 204
The table has a  rectangular top with re-entrant corners and a leaf and vine carved edge above a pierced Gothic base with tracery panels between foliate and spiral reeded uprights, the ends with pieced crocketted spires above a small architectural detail supporting a dog or talbot and flames, on castors.
31 in. (79 cm.) high; 75 in. (190 cm.) wide; 35½ in. (90 cm.) deep

See the item here:
Elvaston Castle Decorative Table for sale at Christies.

Hope you found this of interest.

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