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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY CLOTHES PRESS

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY CLOTHES PRESS
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The upper section with six sliding trays enclosed by a pair of fielded panelled doors, the base with two short and one long drawer
    69 in. (179.5 cm.) high; 51½ in. (131 cm.) wide; 27½ in. (70 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield (1697-1764), Shirburn Castle, Oxfordshire and by descent at Shirburn.