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A GEORGE III PAINTED AND GILTWOOD CHIMNEYPIECE
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A GEORGE III PAINTED AND GILTWOOD CHIMNEYPIECE

LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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A GEORGE III PAINTED AND GILTWOOD CHIMNEYPIECE
LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
Redecorated
63in. (160cm.) high; 78½in. (199.4cm.) wide; 8¼in. (21cm.) deep; the opening -- 50 x 55in. (127 x 139.7cm.)
Provenance
Stubbers, North Ockendon, Essex. (Demolished 1960).
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This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

Lot Essay

This elegant chimney-piece is likely to have been commissioned by William Russell for his Drawing Room at Stubbers, Essex at the time that he was employing the architect Sir Humphrey Repton (d.1818) in the mid 1790s.

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