Antique Flap-Top Table Rescued From a Skip Fetches £40,000

An exceptional walnut table that was salvaged from a skip lately generated sales of £40,000 at an auction organized by Shrewsbury-based auctioneers. Auction house together with the owners of the flap-top table (a family from Powys), were pleased with the value fetched by the lot. Designed and developed by a 19th century architect-designer Edward William Godwin, the table was acknowledged by Jeremy Lamond from Halls while making a visit to a house in the Welshpool area in March. After the contestation between three telephone bidders, it was finally procured by an expert dealer from London.

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