£1,080.00

Lord and Lady Docker’s Foldaway Table – MV Shemara 1950s

A 1950’s Super Yacht card table salvaged from the Mv Shemara the motor yacht belonging to 1950 – 60s socialites Lord & Lady Docker

Quality glossy veneer with striking top , back legs open out , table top unfolds. Mid century furniture with great provenance

Dimensions :

41.25in 106cm width x 32.5in 82cm height

17.5in 44.5cm depth closed

35in 89cm x 35in 89cm open table top

History:

This card table is from the post WWII refit

MV Shemara is a 65 metre superyacht so beloved by the notorious Lord & Lady Docker in the 1950s & 60s. She was built by Thorneycroft in Southampton and launched in 1938. Shemara became famous in the 1950-60s as a party palace for the very lavish and social Dockers. The gracelessly gaudy pair entertained the nation , through the tabloid newspapers of the day , with a succession of fancy cars, mink coats and champagne receptions on board the yacht. In 1965 Shemara was sold for £290,000 to reclusive property tycoon Henry Hyams, who left her sitting in Lowestoft for twenty years and according to crew rumours, he did not use her

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