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    Sale 12195

    Living With Art

    14 - 15 June 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 389

    A GEORGE II BURR WALNUT AND WALNUT BUREAU-ON-STAND

    CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

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    A GEORGE II BURR WALNUT AND WALNUT BUREAU-ON-STAND
    CIRCA 1740
    The rectangular top and slant front opening to an elaborately fitted interior over four graduated drawers above a scalloped foliate and shell-carved apron on short cabriole legs ending in hairy paw feet, later brasses, the carved elements with an asymmetrical design, the underside inscribed in chalk 'Great/Ban (?)'
    44 in. (111.8 cm.) high, 36 in. (91.4 cm.) wide, 20 ¼ in. (51.4 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 22 April 1986, lot 31.
    Acquired from Glenn Randall.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR