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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 350

    AN IRISH SATINWOOD AND MARQUETRY SEMI-ELIPTICAL COMMODE

    BY JAMES HICKS, DUBLIN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IRISH SATINWOOD AND MARQUETRY SEMI-ELIPTICAL COMMODE
    BY JAMES HICKS, DUBLIN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Rosewood crossbanded throughout and inlaid with anthemion and ribbon- tied bell flower swags, the top with a half rosette and fan, with a central glazed door enclosing a shelf on short square tapering legs, labelled to the reverse 'JAMES HICKS ANTQUE WAREHOUSE 5 LR PEMBROKE ST. DUBLIN'
    34in. (86cm.) high; 48½in. (123cm.) wide; 19in. (49cm.) deep


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    James Hicks set up his business in Lower Pembroke Street in 1894, having worked previously in Tottenham Court Road, London. He described himself as 'Cabinet Manufacturer, Collector and Restorer of Chippendale, Adam and Sheraton furniture'. Several items of furniture in similar style are recorded, a pair of satinwood and marquetry pier tables were sold Christies, London, 1 July, 2004, lot 76.

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