14 September 2006
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
The shaped rectangular crossbanded top, above four drawers with original handles, the top drawer with later divisions, on shaped bracket feet
32¾ in. (83 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) wide; 23½ in. (60 cm.) deep
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A related George III mahogany serpentine chest was sold in Christie's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 49,($15,275).
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