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Lot 1244

Wednesday 27 Nov, 2019 - 10.00am

A George II walnut bureau cabinet, the whole veneered in figured walnut and inlaid with herringbone bandings and crossbanded, the upper part with shaped and moulded cornice, fitted three shelves and three interior drawers, enclosed by a pair of shaped panelled doors with raised cross-grained mouldings, the slope enclosing stepped interior, fitted pigeon holes, six small drawers and well, two small lower drawers and two short and two long drawers under, with matched veneer panels and inlaid with herringbone bandings, on bracket feet, 37ins wide x 20ins deep x 83ins high
Provenance: Collection of John N. Price Wood (1877-1962), born Wirksworth Hall, Derbyshire, and later at Henley Hall, Bitterley, Shropshire, who served in the 12th Lancers in the Boer War, and was author of "Travel & Sport in Turkestan", published 1910

Estimate £2,500 - 4,000

Plus buyers premium of 24% ยป