Spencer Swaffer

Large, Specimen Wood and Marquetry Centre Table

Large, Specimen Wood and Marquetry Centre Table

Ref: 125788

A large scale, specimen wood and marquetry centre table, the lobed circular top profusely inlaid and inscribed 'JFW Pickering,' surrounded with flags.
The inscription to the frieze reads: 'Eleven Hundred and Fifty Five Pieces October 1882'.

Provenance: The National Museums, Liverpool - Maritime Archives & Library gives reference to a J W Pickering & Sons, who were ship repairers, established in 1866 by John Worthington Pickering, whose work included ship repair, engineering, boiler making, copper and ship smithing, iron and brass founding. They are known to have worked with shipping companies including the Pacific Steam Navigation Company.

England, circa 1882.

Measurements: H: 75cm (29.5")  W: 95cm (37.4")  

£4,700 / $5,861 / €5,489

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