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A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND GILT LACQUER SMALL CABINE...

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Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,675 - US$8,513
Price realised:  £12,500
ca. US$17,735
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A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND GILT LACQUER SMALL CABINETS-ON-STAND
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT BLACK AND GILT LACQUER SMALL CABINETS-ON-STAND FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Each decorated overall with birds amid foliage, with a pair of panelled doors enclosing four short and three long graduated drawers surrounding a central door enclosing a red lacquer interior, the sides with brass carrying-handles, with Chinese characters marking the backs of the drawers and the carcase behind the top left short interior drawer, the stand decorated conformingly with square tapering legs and paw feet, decorated to the reverse Each cabinet: 24¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) wide; 11 in. (28 cm.) deep Each stand: 27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 23½ in. (60 cm.) wide; 14½ in. (37 cm.) deep (2)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.
Date of the auction: 18 Mar 2009
Address: Christie's
18 March 2009, London, South Kensington