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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 631

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BEDSIDE CUPBOARD

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BEDSIDE CUPBOARD
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular top with three-quarter gallery pierced with carrying-handles, above a frieze drawer and a pair of panelled doors, with a further drawer simulated at two drawers, on square tapering legs, the handles original, the lower drawer adapted from a commode drawer
    32¾ in. (83 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) wide; 18 in. (45.5 cm.) deep


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    The shaped panels of this bedside cupboard are designed in the French rococo or 'Modern' style popularised by such publications as Thomas Chippendale's The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, 1754 and Ince and Mayhew's Universal System of Household Furniture, 1762. The door panels relate to a pair sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 27 November 2003, lot 33 (£16,730).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF JAMES THURSBY PELHAM
    (LOTS 630-644)