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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE CABINET**

    CIRCA 1815

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD AND PARCEL-GILT SIDE CABINET**
    CIRCA 1815
    Of rectangular form, with a later white marble stepped top with lobed corners, above a conforming base with a paterae-centered anthemian-mounted frieze with beeded borders, above a pair of cabinet doors framed by partially gadrooned oval-headed twist-fluted, turned tapering columns with paw feet, and flanked by further doors, which are framed by the same columns, each door with a pleated ivory silk front panel and enclosing adjustable shelving, on a plinth base
    36 in. (91.5 cm.) high, 65 in. (165 cm.) wide, 15 in. (38 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Mrs. Ted Bates; Christie's, New York, 29 January 1994, lot 364.


    Saleroom Notice

    Gillows supplied a closely related rosewood commode to the Rev'd A. Lister on 20 June 1810. The design included 'Pearl Beads', '4 brass ornaments' and gilded columns. A sketch for it appears in Gillows' Estimate Sketch Book, no. 1878 (Westminster City Archives).
    We are grateful to Ned Pakenham for this information.