17 April 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A QUEEN ANNE LABURNUM OYSTER-VENEERED CHEST
Crossbanded overall, the moulded rectangular top inlaid with a geometric arrangement of circles, above a pair of short drawers inlaid with circles, and three long graduated drawers conformingly inlaid, above a moulded base, on later bun feet, the drawers relined in the late 18th Century early 19th Century, restorations, previously but not originally white-painted
41 in. (104 cm.) wide; 35½ in. (89 cm.) high; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep
Geoffrey Phayre-Chamberlain, Esq.
Thence by descent to his grandson, the present owner.
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A related oyster-veneered chest was sold anonymously, Sotheby's London, 21 November 1992, lot 48.
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