17 April 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A REGENCY FIGURED-ELM, ELM AND EBONISED CORNER CUPBOARD
Banded overall with reeded lines, the cavetto cornice above a geometrically-glazed door enclosing a green-pained interior with three shaped shelves, above a double-panelled hinged door enclosing a green-painted interior with a shaped shelf, on a later plinth, some replacements
35 in. (89 cm.) wide; 79½ in. (202 cm.) high; 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
Commander A.J. Dunbar (d. 1984).
Thence by descent to his nephew, the present owner.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
Alastair Smart profiles the life and work of the Pre-Raphaelite artist described by Burne-Jones as ‘the best of us all’ — illustrated with works offered in July