27 February 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,288
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A CARVED OAK CHEST, ENGLISH, LATE 17TH CENTURY
with a moulded hinged lid and sides extending to feet, the front profusely carved with scrolls and foliage and initialled and dated W S 1685, above a pair of drawers, each carved with three foliate lunettes, with an apron moulding and stile feet -- 49½in. (126cm.) wide, 27in. (68cm.) high, 19½in. (50cm.) deep
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A related chest was sold at the Clevedon salerooms March 8 2001 although inscribed more fully with name and date.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.This lot is subject to Collection and Storage Charges.
A selection of mid-century modern chairs from JF Chen’s collection, offered at Christie’s in February
A collection of 10 works by artists including Braque, Picabia and Schwitters will be on view in London at the end of February