24 January 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 9,375
A PAIR OF TRANSITIONAL STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND ROSEWOOD LIBRARY CABINETS
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
Each with canted oval gilt-tooled green leather top with moulded surround, above three tiered shelves divided to the angles by fluted pilasters headed by ribbon-tied fruiting clasps, on scroll feet with acanthus paw sabots, one with the upper central shelf concealed by a door with a letter slit
34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 29 in. (73.5 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep (2)
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A near identical pair of cabinets sold Sotheby's, London, 27 February 1998, lot 299 (£16,100).
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THE PROPERTY OF AN ENGLISH LADY OF TITLE