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    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 632

    A GEORGE II WALNUT AND ASH FEATHER-BANDED CHEST-ON-CHEST

    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II WALNUT AND ASH FEATHER-BANDED CHEST-ON-CHEST
    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Constructed in four sections, the overhanging cornice above an upper section of three short and three graduated long drawers, above a lower section of two short and two graduated long drawers, flanked by fluted angles, the drawer fronts oyster-veneered and geometrically inlaid, on shaped bracket feet, with later engraved brass key escutcheons and handles, restorations to the veneer, the backboards 19th Century, the cuts to the sides apparently as constructed rather than being for removal
    72¾ in. (185 cm.) high; 42 in. (107 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Apter-Fredericks, London