11 September 2008
A GEORGE IV GONCALO ALVES CANTERBURY
The rectangular reeded top edge with turned finials, on turned baluster supports, the central division with rectangular dividers and shaped central carrying-handle, above a mahogany-lined frieze drawer with bead and reed carved lower edge, on turned feet with brass caps and castors, the castors stamped 'B S & P PATENT' below a crown, handles later
22¾ in. (58 cm.) high; 25 in. (96.5 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep
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A mahogany canterbury of similar design was sold from The Ralph Lauren Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 11 October 1995, lot 329.
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