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Regency Set of Quartetto Tables

Regency Set of Quartetto Tables

England

circa 1820 - 1830

The largest table has a rectangular rosewood veneered top with half-rounded compartments flanking the centre section with three enclosed graduated tables. The quartetto consists of three occasional tables and one chess games table and stands on crisply carved solid rosewood supports and stretchers that sit on carved and scrolled plinth bases.

Literature

The sets of quartet tables were first introduced in the late 18th and early 19th century. The later half of the nineteenth century saw nests of three tables. The tables often featured a games table with in the set. The games table was a inlaid chess board for chess and back gammon. Some quartetto tables had the compartments fitted for the games pieces to be stowed away.

Dimensions

Height 70.00cm (27.56 inches)

Width 70.00cm (27.56 inches)

Depth 33.00cm (12.99 inches)

Stock No: 11250

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