21 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SIDEBOARD
Crossbanded in goncalo alves, the shaped top above a frieze drawer with shaped apron, flanked by a drawer simulated as two short drawers to either side, the left drawer with bottle-divisions, both later lined in lead, the square tapering legs headed by inlaid trompe l'oeil fluting, on spade feet, with printed paper label to the reverse 'A. 311 A.& N. AUX C.S.L.', the handles replaced
35¾ in. (91 cm.) high; 72½ in. (184 cm.) wide; 29 in. (73.5 cm.) deep
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Anonymous sale, Christie's London, 22 November 2007, lot 664.