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A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD-CROSSBANDED, SATINWOOD AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED DEMI-LUNE COMMODE
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A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD-CROSSBANDED, SATINWOOD AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED DEMI-LUNE COMMODE

LATE 18TH CENTURY

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A GEORGE III ROSEWOOD-CROSSBANDED, SATINWOOD AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED DEMI-LUNE COMMODE
LATE 18TH CENTURY
Decorated overall with garlands of flowers and ivy leaves, and strung with boxwood and ebony, the top with a later pierced entrelac gallery above a single frieze drawer, the central cupboard door decorated with a classical scene, enclosing three mahogany-fronted and cedar-lined drawers, on later square tapering spade legs with gilt brass ball feet, the backboards with an early 20th century label "Earl of Carnarvon", the painted decoration renewed, the brass mounts later
39 ½ in. (100.5 cm.) high; 44 in. (112 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
Provenance
According to the label, the Earls of Carnarvon, possibly for Highclere Castle, Berkshire or Chesterfield House, London
Special Notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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