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    Sale 5412

    The Sunday Sale : The Langford Hall Collection, Nottinghamshire - Property of the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Radford

    6 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 292

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TALLBOY

    CIRCA 1780

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY TALLBOY
    Circa 1780
    The Greek-key broken cornice above a conforming blind-fret carved frieze, below three short drawers and three long graduated drawers, the lower section with three long graduated drawers on ogee bracket feet, the handles original, various contemporary pencil inscriptions including '81 foot of 1/2 inch Oak'
    82 in. (208 cm.) high; 50 in. (127 cm.) wide; 23½ in. (60 cm.) wide


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    The 'tallboy' chest-of-drawers, with its Roman plinth-enriched pediment and ogee bracket feet relate to furniture by Gillows of Lancaster and is typical of their cabinet-furniture of the 1780s. (see L. Boynton, Gillows Furniture Designs, Royston, 1995, fig. 134.)

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage