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A GEORGE I 'MULBERRY' WOOD AND WALNUT CABINET ON CHEST, FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A GEORGE I 'MULBERRY' WOOD AND WALNUT CABINET ON CHEST, FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

A GEORGE I 'MULBERRY' WOOD AND WALNUT CABINET ON CHEST, FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection 

A GEORGE I 'MULBERRY' WOOD AND WALNUT CABINET ON CHEST, FIRST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY


with secret four-drawer compartment accessible by pulling string behind proper left drawers

height 71 ½ in.; width 41 ½ in.; depth 23 ½ in.

181.75 cm; 105.5 cm; 59.75 cm

In good conserved condition with scattered age cracks, patches, and infill throughout. Small section of proper right front cornice detached but present, can be easily re-glued. Shrinkage and slight warping to cabinet doors but they are flush. Hardware replaced. The two left and two right pigeon holes at top of cabinet interior removable with attached secret compartment. Feet later.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

B. G. Burrough, Devon