Decorative Arts

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January 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 272

Lot 272

Georgian Flame Mahogany Chest on Chest, mid 18th century

Georgian Flame Mahogany Chest on Chest, mid 18th century
Lot 272 Details
Georgian Flame Mahogany Chest on Chest, mid 18th century

with dentil moulded crown and raised on bracket feet
70.5 x 43.5 x 22 in — 179.1 x 110.5 x 55.9 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $4,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Estate of John Robert Nicholson, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia 1968-1973.
Thence by descent through the family.


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LOT 272

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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