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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "A rare George II Period walnut and burr walnut veneered breakfront cabinet in the manner of Giles Grendey"
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The breakfront base with caddy moulding and three further drawers, over a gadrooned moulding and supported by four cabriole legs, elaborately carved with acanthus and terminating in claw and ball feet.
Percival D. Griffiths, Esq., Sandridgebury, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.
The Late Percival D. Griffiths, Esq.; Christie's, London, 10 May 1939, lot 255 (to 'VF').
With Frank Partridge, London and New York.
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, to the
Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art, New York, 1964
R.W Symonds, English Furniture from Charles II to George II, London, 1929, pp.102, 105, 107, figs. 62-63
J. de Serre, ‘The Percival D. Griffiths Collection’, Country Life, 15 April, 1939, p. 44, fig. 2
‘European Antiques in an American Collection’, The Magazine Antiques, February 1948, p. 112, front piece
Y. Hackenbroch, English Furniture with some furniture from other countriesv in the Irwin Untermyer Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958, pl.244-245, figs. 285-286,
|Height||98.00 inch||(248.92 cm)|
|Width||61.00 inch||(154.94 cm)|
|Depth||20.50 inch||(52.07 cm)|