• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5686

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    9 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 436

    A CHARLES II WALNUT AND LIGNUM VITAE COURT CUP-BOARD

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHARLES II WALNUT AND LIGNUM VITAE COURT CUP-BOARD
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    With cleated single-plank shelves, twin-panel drawers to the upper and middle tier and dentil moulding to the top, the columns lignum vitae, the rear supports with small strap-work detail, on later bun feet
    49 in. (125 cm.) high; 46¾ in. (119 cm.) wide; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) deep


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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    Purchased in the 1960's from Ronald A. Lee (Fine Arts) Ltd, Bruton Place, London


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of Cyril Humphris Esq.
    (Lot 436)


    Literature

    Victor Chinnery Oak Furniture, The British Tradition, Woodbridge 1979, page 438, fig 4.47