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    Sale 5901

    Christie's Interiors

    3 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 437

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND BOXWOOD INLAID CELLARET

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND BOXWOOD INLAID CELLARET
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The dome lid enclosing eight bottle compartments, the sides with carrying handles, on tapering legs
    26½ in. (67.3 cm.) high; 21¾ in. (55.2 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) deep


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    The domed and sarcophagus 'cellaret' design found popular appeal in the 1780's George III 'antique' fashion, promoted by architects such as James Wyatt and later popularised by Messrs A. Hepplewhite & Co.'s, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Guide, 1788.




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