• 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 20

    A GEORGE I WALNUT CHEST

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I WALNUT CHEST
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular moulded cross and feather-banded top above a fitted drawer with a hinged ratcheted leather-lined writing-slope and compartments for ink-wells and pens, with two associated glass ink-wells, above four further graduated feather-banded drawers, on later bracket feet, the metalwork replaced
    30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high; 30¾ in. (78 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Bought from Turpin's Antiques, Hungerford, 2007.