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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 174

    A MID-VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CHEST

    BY EDWARDS & ROBERTS, OF GEORGE III STYLE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A MID-VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CHEST
    BY EDWARDS & ROBERTS, OF GEORGE III STYLE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The triple reeded top above four long drawers flanked by four short and one frieze drawer above a hinged door panelled with three faux drawer fronts, the top drawer stamped EDWARDS & ROBRETS, with ivorine label to reverse EDWARDS & ROBERTS, 126 WARDOUR STREET, PICCADILLY, 532 OXFORD STREET, LONDON
    42 in. (106.5 cm.) high; 71¼ in. (181 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep


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    Edwards and Roberts were established in 1845 and were trading as 'Edwards and Roberts 21 Wardour Street, Antique and Modern cabinet makers and importers of ancient furniture' by 1854. They were well known for high quality furniture that revived styles of earlier epochs, especially that of the late 18th century.

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