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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 317

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY AND EBONISED CLOTHES-PRESS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY AND EBONISED CLOTHES-PRESS
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The arched open cresting above a pair of doors with reel-moulded panels and spirally-reeded columns enclosing five mahogany and camphor-lined slides, the base with two short and two long mahogany-lined drawers with reel-moulded panels, on turned amphora feet, the handles apparently original, possibly Irish
    94¾ in. (240.5 cm.) high; 54¼ in. (138 cm.) wide; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) deep


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    A closely-related Regency mahogany clothes-press with scrolled pediment centred by a similar reeded swag above panelled doors flanked by spirally-fluted columns was sold anonymously [The Library at Gaiter's Green], Christie's, London, 6 March 2003, lot 215 (£8,962). A further related mahogany clothes-press was sold by The Lord Barnard, Raby Castle, Co. Durham, Christie's house sale, 10-11 October 1994, lot 179. See also lot 168, another similar clothes-press in this sale.

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