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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 166

    A GEORGE II BRASS-MOUNTED LEATHER TRUNK

    BY SMITH & LUCAS, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II BRASS-MOUNTED LEATHER TRUNK
    BY SMITH & LUCAS, CIRCA 1760
    Decorated overall with brass studs, the domed lid enclosing an interior lined with marbled paper, the front with two crowns above 'GR', the sides with carrying handles, on a later mahogany stand with cabriole legs, the underside of the lid with printed label 'Smith & Lucas/Coffer and Plate-case makers to his majesty his royal highness', the metalwork apparently original
    Including stand: 37 in. (94 cm.) high;44½ in. (113 cm.) wide; 24¼ in. (64.5 cm.) deep
    Excluding stand: 22 in. (56 cm.) high; 42 in. (106.5 cm.) wide; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep


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    A similar trunk, also bearing Smith and Lucas's trade label, was sold anonymously, Christie's, New York, 30 April 1997, lot 106.

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