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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 711

    A GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND AMARANTH SMALL COFFER-ON-STAND

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND AMARANTH SMALL COFFER-ON-STAND
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular domed hinged top enclosing a cedar-lined interior, above a cedar-lined drawer with removable cedar divisions, the stand enclosing a cedar-lined drawer on square legs with brass caps and leather castors, the sides of the coffer and stand with carrying-handles with quatrefoil backplates
    39 in. (99 cm.) high; 19¼ in. (49 cm. ) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm. ) deep


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    A related small satinwood coffer with matching stand or dressing-case on stand, fitted with compartments and implements for a gentleman's coiffure is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, no. W.29-1939 and illustrated in M. Tomlin, Catalogue of Adam Period Furniture, London, 1982, p. 164, no. T/2.

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