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Pair of Bedside Cupboards of the Regency Period

H: 31 in / 78 cm  |  W: 16 in / 41 cm  |  D: 14 in / 36 cm

Description

Constructed in Mahogany, rising from an end support base of scrolled ‘X’ form, with a tapering and turned stretcher, having exterior reeded bosses, the whole rising from oblong platforms, supported on ball feet: the cupboards of square radiused form, with fielded panel sides, and reeding to the angles, and a gallery above the door, which has brass repousee pulls. Circa 1815.

Provenance

George Smith’s ‘ A Collection of Designs for Household Furniture’ originally published in 1808 has a virtually identical base, designed for use as a stool, shown on plate 53.

Literature

Provenance:
Probably acquired by Sir John Gladstone for Seaforth House, Liverpool.

REF No. 7013

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