• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7830

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    21 January 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BOWFRONT SIDEBOARD

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BOWFRONT SIDEBOARD
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Inlaid overall with boxwood lines, the shaped rectangular top above three frieze drawers flanked to the left by a deep drawer and to the right by a cupboard fitted with bottle divisions, on square-section tapering legs terminating in spade feet, with a paper label to the reverse inscribed 'FF 5352', the metalwork apparently original, the left cupboard previously with divisions
    38 in. (96.5 cm.) high; 88¼ in. (224 cm.) wide; 29 in. (74 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Bernard Apter Ltd., 30 September 1983, where acquired by the present owner for £8,500.