A William & Mary walnut and floral marquetry inlaid cabinet on stand, the moulded cornice above a cushion moulded drawer and a pair of cupboard doors inlaid with birds in baskets of flowers with stained ivory, enclosing a central cupboard door, enclosing four drawers surrounding an arrangement of ten drawers, fitted with later brass drop handles, the stand with a frieze drawer on spiral twist and turned inverted pear supports united by a shaped peripheral stretcher, on turned feet, 163cm (64in) high, 110.5cm (43.5in) wide, 51cm (20in) deep. Provenance: Christie's, King Street, 10th October 1968, Lot 52, the property of N. Hardy Wallis Esq., Oak Hall, Haslemere, Surrey. Christie's, King Street, 19th November 1992, Lot 82.
The lower parts of the stand, including the legs probably of a later date and possibly re- constructed from earlier elements.
Estimate: £7,500 - 10,000
Hammer Price £23,000