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    Sale 7727

    Important English Furniture and Clocks

    4 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    A PAIR OF PALE-GREEN AND GREEN-PAINTED OPEN BOOKCASES

    19TH 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF PALE-GREEN AND GREEN-PAINTED OPEN BOOKCASES
    19TH 20TH CENTURY
    Each with a low three-quarter gallery above three graduated open shelves and a drawer, the sides Lattice-decorated, on square tapering legs with brass caps and castors, one with 'ARMY & NAVY STORES, LIMITED WAREHOUSING DEPT.' label to reverse, printed ''MISS M WASHINGTON 13 6 47'
    48 in. (122 cm.) high; 18½ in. (47 cm.) wide; 10½ in. (27 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Miss M. Washington, 13 June 1947.


    Saleroom Notice

    This pair of open bookcases should be catalogued as 19th 20th century.