• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 283

    A GEORGE I WALNUT SECRETAIRE TALLBOY

    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE I WALNUT SECRETAIRE TALLBOY
    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded and feather banded overall, the rectangular cotnice above three short and six long graduated drawers, one with a fallfront enclosing a fitted interior with seven drawers and pigeonholes, thebottom drawer with a scooped recess inlaid with a seven-pointed coronet, with fluted canted angles and bracket feet, labelled twice to reverse HOULT'S LTD, DEPOSITORIES' and 'BN4150' and 'BN4151' respectively
    71¾ in. (182 cm.) high; 42½ in. (108 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 29.