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Offered in six of our ten Fine Art Auctions, Furniture, is an intrinsic part of Duke’s auctions. From fine period furniture to decorative interior pieces we are able to cater for any taste and with our global client base and outstanding knowledge Duke’s are able to achieve consistently strong results. For further information, or to arrange a home visit, please contact the department.



A Goanese marquetry cabinet on stand, all over decorated in contrasting rosewood and ivory veneers with geometric radiating patterns, the upper section with ten small drawers modelled as twelve drawers with decorative pierced key escutcheons and gilt metal handles, the lower section with two further short drawers and a single long deep drawer, all similarly decorated, on legs carved as mermaids, 36" wide.

Sold for £33,450


A fine and interesting Regency mahogany ‘Social’ table’ with a brass inlaid border and a cellarette central section. This table may be compared to a design for a "social" table published in the "Cabinet Maker's Book of Prices", second edition 1793, plate 22, as designed by George Hepplewhite.
Sold for £31,720


An Italian ebony pietra dura and gilt metal cabinet, the upper section with a central architectural arched panel decorated with a pietra dura panel of a parrot amongst fruit and foliage, flanked by two gilt metal capped columns and an arrangement of pietra dura simulated drawers within ripple moulding, the front opening in two parts to reveal a shelved interior

Provenance: This cabinet appears to have been lot 293 in the 1949 auction of the contents at Wentworth Woodhouse, the sale by order of Earl Fitzwilliam's Wentworth Estate Company conducted by Henry Spencer & Sons of Retford.

Sold for £80,500




 

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Forthcoming Fine Art Sales

22nd February 2018
Spring Fine Art Sale - 22nd and 23rd February 2018

Quarterly Fine Art auctions to include Silver, Jewellery, Paintings, Ceramics, Furniture and Works of Art

(Last date for entries: 12th January)

12th April 2018
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(Last date for entries: 2nd March)

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Previous Fine Art Sales

7th December 2017
Jewellery and Silver, Furniture and Works of Art - [7th and 8th December 2017]

Including a private collection of tin plate trains and accessories from a Noble European Family

6th December 2017
Fine Wines

Including the Cellar of the Late Sir Antony Jay

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9th January 2018
Avenue Auction

5th December 2017
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