Antique miniature round table built as a scale model for the full size table

Jun 06, 2020. 04:14 UTC
Antique miniature round  table built as a scale model for the full size table
denny
United States of America

Category
Antiques & curio

Acquired from
Gallery/Dealer

For sale
Yes
Description

Beautiful inlaid wooden collapsible table 6" high, 7.5" round with antique stamp. used by travelling salesmen to sell actual full size table

Provenance

Part of an antique collection purchased by my grandmother from an antique dealer in Cape Town South Africa. Its origins are either British or French.

Answered within about 13 hours
Jun 06, 16:55 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$200 - $300 USD

Insurance Value

$500 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Denny,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A miniature Georgian inlaid burl veneered tilt top center table
English, late 18th Century
The circular tilting top inlaid with the figure of a fashionable lady playing croquet tilting over a pedestal raised on tripod cabriole legs. Top bears the circular label of The British Antiques Dealers Association
6 inches high,7 1/2 inches diameter
PROVENANCE: inherited from grandmother
$200-300*
represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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