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500. A George IV Welsh burr oak breakfast table by William Owen of Denbigh, the circular crossbanded tilt-top with segmented veneers and ebony banding, above a faceted gadrooned stem and a platform base, with nulled bun feet and brass castors, the block stamped ‘WM OWEN DENBIGH’, with the remains of a printed paper label ‘LIVERPOOL’, 73cm high, 131cm diameter. £2,000-3,000 Provenance: The estate of the late Professor Rodney Fitch CBE. Items removed from Court House, Aldbourne, Wiltshire, the interior designed by Robert Kime. A William Owen is recorded as a cabinet maker and undertaker c.1812, in the Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840, edited by Geoffrey Beard and Christopher Gilbert. On 13th September 1812 he supplied a pair of dressing glasses to Erddig Hall, Wrexham, North Wales.
501. A pair of William IV mahogany and gilt metal mounted side chairs by J. Kendell & Co., later upholstered, on sabre front legs and Cope’s Patent brass caps and castors, each with a printed paper trade label ‘J. KENDELL & CO. No.’ and inscribed in pen ‘86881 workman’s name Fletcher’. (2) £800-1,200
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