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Lot 1093: A REGENCY GILT-BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD SIDE CABINET, CIRCA 1815, IN THE MANNER OF JOHN MCLEAN |
26 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: boxwood strung, the upper section with two short drawers above a single long frieze drawer with two cupboard doors below enclosing two adjustable shelves
Lovely quality. Brass three quarter gallery is loose and will require restoring. The rosewood is a rich colour but with typical old marks and scratches. There is some lifting and sections of replaced veneer. Traces of residual polish to brass. Feet appear contemporary but not definitively so.
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Dimensions: 127cm. high, 80cm. wide, 35cm. deep; 4ft. 2in., 2ft. 7½in., 1ft. 1¾in.
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