• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 294

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CHEST

    CIRCA 1765, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CHEST
    CIRCA 1765, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
    The rectangular top above two short and three graduated long drawers with oak linings flanked by engaged quarter columns on ogee bracket feet, with raised brass escutcheons and original handles
    39¾ in. (101 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 53.