London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY COLLECTORS-CABINET
BY THOMAS HOARE, CIRCA 1835-40
In the form of a temple with triangular pediment above a pair of doors enclosing five drawers, labelled 'Thomas Hoare, Cabinet Maker & Upholsterer, No 5 Wardour Street, Oxford Street, Several Years at Morel & Seddon's ...', one drawer with handwritten label '4 Oct 1811 to 25 Oct 1815, 4 years, S.Vale, Mayor'
21½ in. (55 cm.) high; 17½ in. (44 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep
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Thomas Hoare is listed at 5 Wardour Street from 1835-39 and as Hoare specified on his trade card, he had previously been employed by the celebrated London firm of Morel & Seddon.
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