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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    AN UNUSUAL GEORGE III OAK ARCHITECTURAL DRESSER

    CIRCA 1780, YORKSHIRE

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL GEORGE III OAK ARCHITECTURAL DRESSER
    CIRCA 1780, YORKSHIRE
    With hinged lid, one dummy and two true drawers flanked by pilasters and with raised mouldings to the doors
    32¼ in. (82 cm.) high; 74¾ in. (190 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep


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    Yorkshire dressers often have distinctive architectural characteristics such as pilasters, although the feature of a (secret ?) compartment below the top, which is hinged, is most unusual.

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    Literature

    Roger Warner, Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Antique Dealer, RFS, 2003, page 103, fig. 47.