A George IV rosewood Side Cabinet,
Lot 142
A George IV rosewood Side Cabinet,
Sold for £4,780 (US$ 8,029) inc. premium
Lot Details
A George IV rosewood Side Cabinet,
by Miles and Edwards,
the rectangular portor marble top above a paterae and leaf applied frieze, with a recessed shelf flanked by turned columns headed by doric pilasters and paterae on a lobed plinth base, stamped under the marble MILES AND EDWARDS, 1340 OXFORD ST, LONDON and numbered 3832, 149 cm. wide, 54 cm. deep, 94 cm high.


  • The firm of Miles and Edwards was active from 1822-1844 and were recorded in directories in 1823 and 1835-39. They had many notable Patrons including the British Ambassador in Paris and the Empress of Russia (1830), the Turkish Ambassador was introduced to the firm by Lord Palmerston (1834). The firm also undertook work at notable houses including Audley End in Essex and Burton Constable in Yorkshire. It is thought that the firm was probably taken over in 1844 by C Hindley and Sons. See G Beard and C Gilbert, The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, (1986), and F Mallet, Miles and Edwards of London, Furniture History, (1970).
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