14 September 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY DEMI-LUNE SIDEBOARD
Inlaid overall with boxwood and ebonised lines, the projecting top with brass rail to the rear edge with adjustable two-light candlebranch, with central frieze drawer and central recess with sprandrels, flanked by a short drawer above a fitted deep drawer to the left and a fitted deep drawer to the right, the rear edge with a door to each side, on square tapering legs, the handles replaced
31¼ in. (87 cm.) high, 64¼ in. (163 cm.) high, including plate-rail; 84¼ in. (214 cm.) wide; 38¼ in. (97 cm.) deep
The Rouse Boughton family, Downton Hall, Shropshire, and by descent with the house to the present owner.
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