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    Sale 12247

    The English Collector: English Furniture, Clocks and Portrait Miniatures

    17 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 158

    A REGENCY POLYCHROME PAINTED AND PENWORK CABINET-ON-STAND

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A REGENCY POLYCHROME PAINTED AND PENWORK CABINET-ON-STAND
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall with scrolling foliage and birds, with gilded rectangular cornice, above a pair of doors decorated with Chinoiserie scenes of figures in gardens with pagodas, one pair of figures shown playing musical instruments, the other couple reading, the interior monochrome painted with figures in a garden, with one long and twelve short drawers similarly decorated with ivory handles, the stand with four turned and squared tapering legs, the stand possibly slightly reduced
    76 ½ in. (194.5 cm.) high; 49 ½ in. (126 cm.) wide; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE SHAROW HALL CABINET


    Literature

    Noel Riley, Penwork, Wetherby, 2008, pp. 145-148, and figs. 205, 206.