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3040 A Large Mahogany Coaster

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Although we have coasters like this from time to time, there are in fact really quite rare. This is a good early example of very squat baluster outline with a neatly moulded rim, while the baize underneath is probaly original although trimmed.

Coasters of this model are among the earliest - apart from a few silver ones, and are the quintessence of understated elegance.  This one holds some of our magnum decanters easily and complements them well.

Date: c.1780

Dimensions: 6.2", 15.7 cm overall diameter, 5.5", 14 cm. internal.

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