24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
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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Bought from Kenneth Neame, London, 18 July 1978.
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