16 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 4,000
A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD
SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Of inverted breakfront outline with a wreath carved ledge back and cupboard doors, one enclosing a cellaret drawer with a label to the back 'CLAYTON 11.10.46'
51in. (130cm.) high; 84in. (213cm.) wide; 28½in. (72cm.) deep
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This sideboard, with 'Egyptian' styled pedestals and festive Grecian embellishment of beribboned laurel wreaths, is designed in the robust 1840s antique fashion popularised by William Smee & Sons, Designs for Furniture, 1850.
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