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A good eye led her to many fine pieces including this mid-16th century joined oak folding table with a polygonal top that ranks among a small number of surviving pieces of Tudor secular furniture. The sophisticated scrolling leaf and tendril designs carved in high relief bear close relation to a series of engravings of Islamic-inspired decoration published in 1548. This suggests it would have belonged to a person of high status.

It was shown at the BADA exhibition Two Ages of Elizabeth at the Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair of 2002. It carried an estimate of £10,000 to £15,000 but bidding from three contenders quickly left this behind. It was bought on the telephone at £60,000.