7 April 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 250
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY SERPENTINE SIDEBOARD
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY, LATER EMBELLISHED
The top with guilloche-carved edge above three drawers with later foliate-carved mahogany handles, on two pedestals, each with one shelf, locks replaced and central lock replaced by foliate medallion, ink- stamped to undersides of drawers 'HENRY SAMUEL, 484 OXFORD STREET, LONDON, W.', the reverse inscribed in chalk '6340/12', formerly with recessed casters, the handles replaced, the top possibly re-used
36¾ in. (93.5 cm.) high, 74 3/8 in. (189 cm.) wide, 31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) deep
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Henry Samuel (fl. c. 1940) appears to have been a retailer in Oxford Street, London and his brand has been recorded on a number of pieces of dating from the 18th and l9th Century.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Bought from Gerald Bland Inc., New York, February 1992.