17 April 1997
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A REGENCY MAHOGANY SIDEBOARD
Crossbanded overall and inlaid with ebonised lines, the rounded rectangular breakfront top with turned brass gallery, above a pair of drawers, both lined with green baize and one with cutlery compartments, above an arched recess with a long drawer, flanked on the right by a deep cellaret drawer simulated as two drawers, and on the left by a green baize-lined drawer above a hinged door, on six ring-turned tapering fluted legs headed by sunk panels, with later brass paw feet, the two central drawers probably partially relined
87½ in. (222 cm.) wide; 37½ in. (95.5 cm.) high; 31 in. (78.5 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 17 March 1966, lot 136.
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The height of this lot including the gallery is 43 in. (109 cm.).
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