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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 160

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY CELLARET

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY CELLARET
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SCOTTISH
    The canted rectangular cavetto hinged top with gadrooned edge enclosing a lead-lined interior with one division, the tapering sunken-panelled sides with beaded border, with grape-vine bronzed side-handles, on gadrooned plinth and paw feet with castors, the lock later
    19½ in. (49.5 cm) high; 32 in. (81.5 cm.); 19¾ in. (50 cm.) deep


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    The 'Sunk Field and Bead' technique in the panels of this cellaret appears in the tables of the Edinburgh Book of Prices in 1811 and is characteristic of the work of cabinet-makers working around Edinburgh in the first half of the 19th century, among whom James Mein of Kelso and William Trotter (see also F. Bamford, A Dictionary of Edinburgh Furniture Makers, Leeds, 1983, pl. 59).

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN