• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    A CHARLES II OAK CHEST OF DRAWERS

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHARLES II OAK CHEST OF DRAWERS
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    The top drawer with three cedar-veneered panels and projecting convex mouldings, the three further drawers applied with arcaded and geometrical mouldings ebonised within and flanked by split-baluster columns, some with semi-circular cappings, the whole framed with ebonised dentil detail, the frieze with stepped dentils, the sides with ebonised panels
    32¾ in. (83 cm.) high; 38 in. (96.5 cm.) wide; 21½ in. (55 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The Ronald A. Lee Collection, Sotheby's London, 2 November 2001, lot 35.