21 October 2005
A WILLIAM AND MARY BLACK AND GILT-JAPANNED CHEST-OF-DRAWERS
CIRCA 1700, PROBABLY ORIGINALLY THE TOP OF A CHEST-ON-CHEST
With rectangular overhanging top above a pair of short drawers over three long graduated drawers, decorated with chinoiserie scenes of figures within landscapes, with pavillions and floral sprays, on elongated bun feet, with printed paper label '492', brasses replaced, previously with carrying handles to the sides, later feet, restorations to japanning
38¾ in. (98 cm.) high, 39½ in. (100.5 cm.) wide, 22½ in. (56 cm.) deep
with Richard Norton.
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