A George III mahogany serpentine gentleman's dressing chest in the manner of Henry Hill
Lot 151
A George III mahogany serpentine gentleman's dressing chest in the manner of Henry Hill
Sold for £1,680 (US$ 2,823) inc. premium
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A George III mahogany serpentine gentleman's dressing chest in the manner of Henry Hill
Lot Details
A George III mahogany serpentine gentleman's dressing chest
in the manner of Henry Hill
the fitted top drawer above three further drawers, on swept feet with 'notched' apron to the sides and front, the mouldings with old traces of ebonising, 115cm wide x 56cm deep x 92cm high, (45" wide x 22" deep x 36" high)

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  • Ebonised mouldings, a 'notched' wavy apron and book matched drawer veneers are often associated with the leading provincial cabinet-maker Henry Hill of Marlborough (d.1778), though this piece is simpler and more rectilinear than his documented commodes or those firmly attributed to him.
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