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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD AMBOYNA AND INLAID CYLINDER BUREAU CABINET

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD AMBOYNA AND INLAID CYLINDER BUREAU CABINET
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With a simulated marble top, both doors with calamander crossbanded convex reverse painted glass pictures of pheasants and a rabbit the interior with a baize lined writing surface and pigeon holes flanked by two banks of three satinwood fronted drawers
    55½ in. (141 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep


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    The hinged-doors on the upper section and the roll-top flap of this cylinder bureau cabinet relate to a design for a 'Cylinder Desk and Bookcase', Plate XLVII, in Thomas Sheraton's The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book, part III, 1793.

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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