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    Sale 5969

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

    21 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 242

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded overall, the quarter-veneered moulded top centred by an oval, above four graduated drawers with brass rosette handles, between chequer-inlaid canted angles, on bracket feet inlaid with palms at the angles, with a printed depository label to the panelled reverse 'Harvey Nicholls & Co., Ltd., Depository/Bournemouth' inscribed 'BOWES-LYON/1', and the remains of another Harvey Nichols depository label, later feet
    35 in. (89 cm.) high; 41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 25 in. (63.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The Bowes-Lyon Family.