Lot 1103: A REGENCY BRASS MOUNTED AND INLAID EBONY, MAHOGANY AND ROSEWOOD CABINET, CIRCA 1810, IN THE MANNER OF GEORGE BULLOCK |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: upper section with two cupboard doors enclosing a single adjustable shelf, the lower section with conforming cupboard doors enclosing two adjustable shelves
A high quality piece in good conserved condition. Some discolouration to timber and minor shrinkage and lifting to some veneers, notably to the left side of lower section which has a thin age crack. Some of the brass mounts with residue of old polish. Overall, with old marks, minor chips and scratches consistent with age and use.
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Dimensions: 136cm. high, 92cm. wide, 35cm. deep; 4ft. 5½in., 3ft. ¼in., 1ft 1¾in.
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