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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    A REGENCY MAHOGANY WHATNOT

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY J. J. HELSDON

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    A REGENCY MAHOGANY WHATNOT
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, RETAILED BY J. J. HELSDON
    With a racheted top over three shelves supported on ring-banded and blocked posts, the base with a mahogany-lined drawer, on casters, the drawer with printed paper label of J. J. Helsdon, 136 Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, lacking reading stop
    54¼ in. (138 cm.) high, 18 in. (45.5 cm.) wide, 15 in. (38 cm.) deep


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    J. J. Helston is listed as furniture broker, appraiser and undertaker in the late 18th century. A 'gothic' breakfront bearing his label was sold Sotheby's, London, 26 January 1968, lot 41.