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    Sale 5358

    Christie's Interiors

    15 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 106

    A LATE REGENCY CALAMANDER AND ROSEWOOD CHIFFONIER

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE REGENCY CALAMANDER AND ROSEWOOD CHIFFONIER
    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The shelved superstructure mounted with a frieze of the Nine Muses depicted in pencil and body colour on paper and each named below, the cabinet with three panelled and silk pleated doors below each enclosing a shelf
    53 in. (134.7 cm.) high; 46¾ in. ( 118.7 cm.) wide; 14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) deep


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    This is pencil drawing from a Roman sarcophagus bas-relief of the Nine Muses, after the Antique, English School, 19th century. The Nine Muses are; Clio, Thalia, Terpsichore, Euterpe, Erato, Calliope, Polyhymnia, Urania, Melpomene.

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