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Auction: Thomas Chippendale: 300 Years
was auctioned on: 5 July 2018
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A GEORGE III INDIAN ROSEWOOD, FUSTIC

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Estimate: £300,000 - £500,000
ca. US$396,657 - US$661,095
Price realised:  £416,750
ca. US$551,023
Lot number 5, Views: 60

A GEORGE III INDIAN ROSEWOOD, FUSTIC, TULIPWOOD AND MARQUETRY DRESSING-BUREAU BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE CIRCA 1770-75 The quarter-veneered rectangular top centred by an oval fan medallion issuing radiating bellflowers and within a geometric strapwork border, above a frieze inlaid with paterae and swag, with compartmentalised mahogany-lined drawer enclosing six cut-glass bottles, lacking mirrored slide and some covers, above a pair of doors, each inlaid with a patera above a flaming urn hung with swag and enclosing three Indian rosewood-veneered graduated drawers, flanking a recessed central fan and circular patera medallion-inlaid door, enclosing a rosewood-faced deal shelf, on shaped splayed bracket feet, the front brackets centred by paterae, laminated blocks, black wash and original pine back, chamfered drawer-stops 31 in. (78.5 cm.) high; 49 in. (124.5 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep Provenance Possibly supplied to either Robert Child (1739-82), Osterley Park, and by descent to his granddaughter, Lady Sarah Sophia Fane (1785–1867), who married George Child Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey, thence by descent, Lady Elizabeth Child-Villiers, née van Reede (1821-97), daughter of the 7th Earl of Athlone, and wife of the Hon. Frederick Child-Villiers, third son of the 5th Earl of Jersey, at Sulby Hall, Northamptonshire, thence by descent to her half-niece and god-daughter, Miss Elizabeth Henrietta Mansel (d. 1934), thence by descent. Or Supplied to The Earls of Athlone, thence by descent to, Reynoud Diederik van Reede (1773-1823), 7th Earl of Athlone, thence by descent to his daughter, Lady Elizabeth Child-Villiers, née van Reede, wife of The Hon. Frederick Child-Villiers, third son of the 5th Earl of Jersey, thence by descent to her half-niece and god-daughter, Miss Elizabeth Henrietta Mansel (d. 1934), thence by descent.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Thomas Chippendale: 300 Years
Date of the auction: 5 Jul 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
Address: Christie's
London