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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 159

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD BOOKCASES

    OF REGENCY STYLE, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD BOOKCASES
    OF REGENCY STYLE, FIRST HALF 20TH CENTURY INCORPORATING EARLIER ELEMENTS
    Each with later portor marble top above a frieze centred by wreath escutcheon above two adjustable shelves flanked by female Egyptian masks on plinth base
    34½ in. (87.5 cm.) high; 40½ in. (103 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Bought from Kenneth Neame, London, 18 July 1978.