• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 10

    A GEORGE I WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT BACHELOR'S CHEST

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT BACHELOR'S CHEST
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The rounded rectangular two-piece 'book-matched'-veneered cross- and feather-banded moulded hinged top enclosing a cross and feather-banded interior, each side veneered in two 'book-matched' sections, above four graduated feather-banded drawers, on bracket feet, the underside inscribed in chalk '72', with Arlington Conservation label on the reverse, the lopers replaced, the metalwork original, with the exception of one later steel lock
    31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high; 30¼ in. (77 cm.) wide; 14½ in. (37 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Bonham's Chester, 2005.