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    Sale 7700

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 42

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The shaped rectangular top above a slide and three long graduated mahogany-lined drawers and fluted canted angles on ogee bracket feet, restorations to feet, handles and escutcheons later
    35 in. (89 cm.) high; 47 in. (119 cm.) wide; 25 in. (64 cm.) deep


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    A similar serpentine commode, but with four drawers and stop-fluted canted angles, was sold by Edward Hudson, Esq., the founder of Country Life, Christie's, London, 27 April 1937, lot 346 (100gns). Another was sold anonymously, Christie's, London, 14 June 2001, lot 193 (£39,950) and another was sold from The Garrity Collection, Christie's, London, 8 June 2006, lot 79 (£31,200).

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