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AN EARLY GEORGE III PIETRA DURA-MOUNTED YEW AND EBONIZED CAB...

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Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000
Price realised:  US$86,500
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AN EARLY GEORGE III PIETRA DURA-MOUNTED YEW AND EBONIZED CABINET-ON-STAND
THE CABINET POSSIBLY BY MAYHEW AND INCE, CIRCA 1765, THE PIETRA DURA PANELS LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
AN EARLY GEORGE III PIETRA DURA-MOUNTED YEW AND EBONIZED CABINET-ON-STAND THE CABINET POSSIBLY BY MAYHEW AND INCE, CIRCA 1765, THE PIETRA DURA PANELS LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY The molded inset rectangular top with outset corners above a rectangular case fitted with three cedar-lined drawers inset with pietra dura panels within applied molded borders above a long drawer set within geometric molded borders, the whole flanked by outset cluster columns on a blind fretwork parcel-ebonized stand with square legs and scrolled stretchers joining a medial shelf, the back with patterned green paper, one drawer with ink 88 to back, the base with chalk inscription 2179 RLBS , the stretcher probably an early 19th century replacement 41¾ in. (108.5 cm.) high, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) wide, 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) deep

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe, Including Oriental Carpets
Date of the auction: 21 Oct 2010 - 22 Oct 2010
Address: Christie's
21-22 October 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center