• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 131

    A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT BUREAU CABINET

    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT BUREAU CABINET
    FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    Cross and feather-banded overall, the ogee shaped cornice surmounted by five brackets and with lozenge mirrored bevelled panel cut with a star, above two shaped mirrored bevelled doors enclosing two shelves and twelve feather-banded drawers surrounding a central door, above two dished candle-slides and a fall-front with a green baize writing surface, with a fitted interior with eight pigeonholes and eight drawers surrounding a well drawer enclosing three secret drawers, the lower section with two short and two long graduated drawers, on bracket feet, partially remounted
    253 cm. high x 106.5 cm. wide x 60 cm. deep


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    Comparable examples are illustrated in C. Claxton Stevens a.o., 18Th Century English Furniture, Woodbridge, 1983, pp. 172, 177, 179.

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