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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 306

    A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY SARCOPHAGUS WINE COOLERS

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY SARCOPHAGUS WINE COOLERS
    CIRCA 1820
    With concave lids enclosing lead-lined interiors, one with bottle compartments, the other with lift-out tray, on paw feet
    21 in. (53.5 cm.) high; 30 ½ in. (77.5 cm.) wide; 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) deep


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    Special Notice

    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Provenance

    The Property of Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Slazenger; Christie's house sale, Powerscourt, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland, 24 & 25 September 1984, lot 458.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the lid of one wine cooler has sustained damage while on view. This will be repaired after the sale at Christie's expense. Please contact the department for further details.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PETER ASCROFT, SHERFORD HOUSE, BROMYARD, HEREFORDSHIRE (LOTS 290 to 342)