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A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT CABINET-ON-CHEST
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A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT CABINET-ON-CHEST

EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A QUEEN ANNE WALNUT CABINET-ON-CHEST
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Featherbanded overall, the rectangular moulded cornice above a pair of doors enclosing a fitted interior of variously-sized drawers, above a chest section with two short and three long drawers, on bracket feet, the metalwork replaced, restorations and replacements to waist moulding and feet
73½ in. (186.5 cm.) high; 42½ in. (108 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

The drawers on the base of this cabinet-on-chest are inlaid with feather or herring-bone banding in the same manner as the drawers on the magnificent walnut bureau-cabinet attributed to Peter Miller and known as 'The Beevor Cabinet', The cabinet had remained in the Beevor family since the early 18th century and was sold by Sir Thomas Beevor, Bt., Christie's, London, 14 June 2001, lot 150 (see also lot 99 in this sale).
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