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A PAIR OF PAINTED MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD INLAID HANGING SHELVES
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A PAIR OF PAINTED MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD INLAID HANGING SHELVES

SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF PAINTED MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD INLAID HANGING SHELVES
SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
CROSSBANDED WITH TULIPWOOD AND AMARANTH BANDED, EACH WITH ARCHED CRESTING DECORATED WITH SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, ABOVE THREE GILT-MTEAL MOUNTED SHELVES OVER TAPERING FOLIATE DECORATED TERMINALS, EACH WITH PAPER LABEL INSCRIBED 'ONE OF 3 SHERATON BOOKSHELVES 19½', re-decoration
47 ½ in. (121 cm.) high; 19¾ in. (50 cm.) wide; 6 in. (15 cm.) deep (2)
Provenance
Josephine Mercy Heathcote, The Heathcote Art Foundation, Sotheby's New York, 19 September 1986, lot 222
Anonymous sale, Christie's New York, 28 January 1989, lot 73
Anonymous sale, Christies London, 2 February 1995, lot 82
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