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A JOSEPH SLY AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL CEDAR CHIFFONIER, NSW, CIRCA 1845

 

Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 15,600 AUD
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103

A JOSEPH SLY AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL CEDAR CHIFFONIER, NSW, CIRCA 1845

 

Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 15,600 AUD
JUMP TO LOT

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A JOSEPH SLY AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL CEDAR CHIFFONIER, NSW, CIRCA 1845

 

the carved classically inspired backboard incorporating stylised foliage and scrolling above a single shelf with turned column supports over two rounded front drawers situated above a pair of panel doors and raised on four turned feet, impressed stamp  'J.Sly' , twice to rear
107cm wide, 53cm deep, 161cm high
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Provenance

Property of descendants of Joseph Sly, cabinet maker

Catalogue Note

Joseph Sly  (1802 - 1887) was born in London and arrived in Sydney in 1834 and started his furniture business in Pitt Street in 1835, he retired in 1861. Joseph Sly is recorded as having provided furniture to a number of prominent colonial families including James and William Macarthur at Camden Park NSW and Dr Bowman at Lyndhurst, Glebe.

Reference: Pictorial History and Dictionary 1788-1938 by Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson for more information, mark. and similar pieces

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