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    Sale 12035

    Christie's Interiors

    6 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 385

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY POLYCHROME AND PARCEL-GILT CORNER CUPBOARD

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY POLYCHROME AND PARCEL-GILT CORNER CUPBOARD
    CIRCA 1760
    The swan-neck pediment, possibly reshaped, above doors enclosing an apsidal interior painted with a large shell and scrolling foliage, with three serpentine shelves and a slide, the lower cut-cornered doors enclosing an additional shelf
    97 in. (246 cm.) high; 46 in. (117 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Polly Peck International plc, 42 Berkeley Square, London, sold Phillips, London, 19 February 1991, lot 113.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION