Achieving a total of £1,476,500, Sotheby's London auction, Important English Furniture: A Gentleman's Collection, featured the very best of 18th and early 19th-century English Furniture, offering a chance to acquire beautifully crafted works with timeless elegance.
Highlights of the sale included a pair of George III rosewood, tulipwood and marquetry commodes, circa 1775, attributed to Mayhew and Ince, which achieved £242,500, and a pair of George III ormolu mounted white marble candle vases attributed to Matthew Boulton, circa 1775, which sold for £98,500 - more than three times its pre-sale low estimate.
This distinguished collection includes the very best of 18th and early 19th-century English furniture, offering both the connoisseur and dilettante a chance to acquire beautifully crafted works with timeless elegance. The selected pieces hark from some of the most respected and desirable dealer and private provenances, with the notable inclusion of two lots from the Percival D. Griffiths collection.
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