15 April 2005
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LECTERN
The rectangular top on ratchet support mounted with a pair of brass candlearms, on an adjustable stop-fluted stem and cabriole legs with pad feet and casters, candlearms replaced and repositioned
31½ in. (80 cm.) high, 21 in. (53 cm.) wide, 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep
A West Coast Estate; Christie's, New York, 9 October 1993, lot 109.
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A lecturn of this form appears in a drawing in the collections at Chatsworth which depicts a seated woman in an interior, regarded as the Garden Room at Chiswick, which is reproduced in L. Wood, Catalogue of Commodes, London, 1994, p. 8, fig. 5.
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