22 January 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 7,500
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The shaped top with moulded edge above four graduated drawers with satinwood stringing, original handles and convex quarter-fillets flanked by canted angles with satinwood simulated fluting, on shaped bracket feet, the first drawer with paper label inscribed in ink 'N.J. MACWARE(?)', the reverse with depository label 'BROWN & CO. (CHESTER) LIMITED. 326 88 WAREHOUSES CHESTER', the underside with red wash and laminate feet
36¾ in. (93.5 cm.) high; 46½ in. (118 cm.) wide; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) deep
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Wilderhope Manor, Nr. Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
N. J. Macware?