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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 441

    AN ENGLISH OAK CHEST-ON-STAND

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ENGLISH OAK CHEST-ON-STAND
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    With four geometrically moulded drawers and a further drawer to the stand, on bulbous-turned legs with shaped stretchers
    53 in. (134 cm.) high; 39½. in. (100 cm.) wide; 22 in. (55 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Elaine Phillips, Harrogate, Yorkshire, 1985.


    Literature

    Ralph Edwards The Dictionary of English Furniture, London 1954 (revised edition), Vol.ii pg 32, fig. 12, attributed to Ickworth Park, Suffolk, the seat of The Marquess of Bristol and in the care of The National Trust since 1956