26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 32,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A PAIR OF HARDWOOD DISPLAY CABINETS
Each with square beaded corner posts enclosing four tiered shelves framed by carved leafy scroll, above two doors elaborately carved with further archaistic scroll opening to reveal two drawers above a single shelf, the archaistic scroll repeated on the shaped aprons
75 in. (191 cm.) high, 34 3/16 in. (86.8 cm.) wide, 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) deep (2)
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Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.
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