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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    A LOUIS XIV BRASS-BOUND SOLID KINGWOOD STRONG BOX

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XIV BRASS-BOUND SOLID KINGWOOD STRONG BOX
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    Mounted overall with pierced scrolled lockplates and hinges, the rectangular hinged lid enclosing a hinged flap, the hinged-front enclosing two drawers beneath two secret compartments, the interior with a blank compartment and a lock for the hinged-front, the sides with carrying-handles, the underside with a paper label inscribed in ink '1 DRAWING ROOM'
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high; 17¼ in. (44 cm.) wide; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) deep


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    A Louis XIV kingwood strongbox with similar pierced mounts and carrying handles was offered anonymously, Christie's, London, 4 June 1992, lot 131.

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