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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 131

    A GEORGE III SATINWOOD, ROSEWOOD AND AMARANTH BANDED AND MARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE COMMODE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III SATINWOOD, ROSEWOOD AND AMARANTH BANDED AND MARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE COMMODE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The top decorated with a fan, ribboned garlands and five portrait medallions, the frieze with circular paterae and a central drawer above a door with ribbon-tied laurel swags around a medallion depicting a musician, enclosing a shelf, on square tapering legs, with chalk inscription to the underside 148/ 30-6-66
    34 in. (86 cm.) high; 48 in. (122 cm.) wide; 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    'Property of Major J.M.E. Askew, removed from Ladykirk, Berwick-upon-Tweed', sold Christie's, London, 30 June 1966, lot 148.


    Saleroom Notice

    This commode was in the collection of Major J.M.E. Askew, and removed from Ladykirk, Berwick-upon-Tweed.



    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 131 - 132)