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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 176

    A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND GILT LACQUER SMALL CABINETS-ON-STAND

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND GILT LACQUER SMALL CABINETS-ON-STAND
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Each decorated overall with birds amid foliage, with a pair of panelled doors enclosing four short and three long graduated drawers surrounding a central door enclosing a red lacquer interior, the sides with brass carrying-handles, with Chinese characters marking the backs of the drawers and the carcase behind the top left short interior drawer, the stand decorated conformingly with square tapering legs and paw feet, decorated to the reverse
    Each cabinet: 24¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) wide; 11 in. (28 cm.) deep
    Each stand: 27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 23½ in. (60 cm.) wide; 14½ in. (37 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Trevor Antiques of Brighton at Grovesnor House Fine Art & Antiques Fair, London, 12 June 1963.