27 November 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A FAMILY
A REGENCY OAK AND HOLLY CHEST
By George Bullock, 1817
With double-banded top above two columns of five drawers flanked by fluted columns, on turned feet
31 in. (79 cm.) high; 40½ in. (103 cm.) wide; 20¾ in. (52.5 cm.) deep
Supplied to M. R. Boulton (d. 1842) and by descent to
Major Eustace Robb, Tew Park, Great Tew, Oxfordshire, sold Christie's house sale, 27-29 May 1987, lot 285.
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Bullock invoiced four oak chests of drawers, supplied for the bedrooms at Tew 'with columns Holly mouldings' at £10 18s each in 1817.
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