24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BOWFRONT CHEST
LATE 18TH CENTURY
With a crossbanded top and brushing slide with three long graduated drawers on splayed bracket feet with a label to the back 'Lady Robertson/Oast Court/Barham/Near Canterbury/Chest Drawers + marble top'
34½ in. (88 cm.) high; 36 in. (92 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep
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