24 April 1997
AN OAK CUPBOARD-ON-CHEST
English, early 18th Century
With moulded cornice and a twin-arched fielded panel door above a drawer, the chest with two short and three long drawers, on stile feet, the back two feet spliced, minor restorations, the handles replaced
24½ in. (62 cm.) wide; 55½ in. (141 cm.) high; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, Lawrences of Crewkerne, 20 November 1992, lot 329.
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The Antiques Dealer and Collector's Guide, September 1956, Drury and Drury, London, advertisement.
This piece previously had a Grosvenor House label. It used to belong to Lady Studd of Somerset and was probably bought by her mother, Phyllis Fyfe. It will be sold with a post card sent from her to the Parrys, via Lawrence of Crewkerne.
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