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A near pair of George III mahogany and satinwood bowfront bedside cupboards
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 16,800 GBP
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313
A near pair of George III mahogany and satinwood bowfront bedside cupboards
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 16,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A near pair of George III mahogany and satinwood bowfront bedside cupboards
possibly by Gillows of Lancaster, with a tambour cupboard above a drawer, alterations to each drawer
78cm. high, 55cm. wide, 49.5cm. deep; 77.75cm. high, 54.5cm. wide, 51cm.; 2ft. 6¾in., 1ft. 9¾in., 1ft. 7½in., : 2ft. 6½in., 1ft. 9½in., 1ft. 8in.
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Catalogue Note

The design of these cupboards relates to an engraving published in Thomas Sheraton's The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer`s Drawing Book, 1792 (1972 repr., p.93, fig.43), although minus the superstructure. Sheraton describes them as suitable for  `genteel bedrooms' with the tambour door as a `preferable' addition.

For comparison, A George III bedside cupboard of almost identical form but with foliate marquetry decoration and formerly in the collection of the 1st Viscount Leverhulme sold Christie's London, 11 November 1999, lot 158.

Important English Furniture

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London