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    Sale 5969

    A West Country Tradition - Avon Antiques, Bradford-upon-Avon, Wiltshire

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY HANGING CORNER CUPBOARD

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY HANGING CORNER CUPBOARD
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With pierced gothic-fretted pediment surmounted by three pierced obelisk finials, above a bowfront cupboard door carved with gothic arches, enclosing two shaped shelves, on moulded plinth
    44½ in. (113 cm.) high; 28½ in. (72.5 cm.) wide; 18½ in. (47 cm.) deep


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    The china-cupboard, with reed-trellised door and china-rail cresting flowered in trefoils, relates to the gothic fashion popularized by George Smith's, Collection of Designs for Household Furniture and Interior Decoration, 1808 (see pl.101); and its obelisk finials are fretted in Elizabethan fashion.

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