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    Sale 5931

    The Sunday Sale Including the Property of the Late Audrey Burton O.B.E.

    31 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    A GEORGE III LINE-INLAID SATINWOOD BOWFRONT CHEST

    IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS OF LANCASTER, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III LINE-INLAID SATINWOOD BOWFRONT CHEST
    In the manner of Gillows of Lancaster, circa 1790
    The eared top above three graduated long drawers flanked by columnar supports on ring-turned feet
    34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high; 41¾ in. (106 cm.) wide; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep


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    The Pompeian pillared chest, with its golden patera handles framed in tablets of silken figured veneer and ribbon-banded by Grecian black inlay and reeded borders, relates to the work produced around 1800 by the Aldersgate firm of Messrs Seddon, Sons & Shackleton (see C. Gilbert, 'Seddon, Sons & Shackleton', Furniture History, 1997, pp.1-29).

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage