4 June 2009,
Price realised GBP 15,000
GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A GEORGE I WALNUT TALLBOY
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Cross and featherbanded overall, the canted rectangular cavetto cornice above three short and three graduated long drawers, the base with two short and two long drawers, with fluted canted angles, on bracket feet, the handles original, the back inscribed in chalk '8 S. ROOM'
66½ in. (169 cm.) high; 41½ in (105.5 cm.) wide; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) deep
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