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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "Early George III Mahogany Swan-Neck Display Cabinet attributable to Thomas Bradshaw of London"
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The display cabinet has identical feet and swan-neck pediment as a labelled bureau bookcase illustrated in C.Gilbert, 'Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840' plate 150 & 151, p.119, which was offered by Bonhams London on 16 July 2008, lot 59.
Thomas Bradshaw is listed in G.Beard & C.Gilbert 'Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840' p.99 as at 10 St.Paul's Churchyard 1754-75. He subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.
See also Sotheby's, 30 June 2004 for a George III mahogany linen press, Circa 1760, attributed to Thomas Bradshaw and another with identical pierced bracket feet sold Sotheby's New York, 10 November 1973, lot 141. A related unattributed bureau cabinet, formerly with Hotspur, was sold at Christie's, Important English Furniture, 6 July 2000, lot 150. A secretaire bookcase with pierced cornice and blind-fret bracket feet, almost certainly attributable to Bradshaw and formerly with French & Co., New York, is illustrated in F.Lewis Hinckley 'Metropolitan Furniture of the Georgian Years' 1988, p.138, Ill.212.
|Height||239.00 cm||(94.09 inches)|
|Width||109.00 cm||(42.91 inches)|
|Depth||57.00 cm||(22.44 inches)|