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[Kessel Collection]
Choice Eighteenth Century English Furniture and Decorations Collected by the Late Dr. Leo Kessel, New York.

New York Parke-Bernet Galleries: April 2nd, 1949. Sale 1053.

Included a magnificent carved and decorated cinnabar lacquer fitted cabinet on a parcel-gilded stand, made in China in the early 18th century for the European market a rare Queen Anne walnut "drunkard's chair", a pair of William & Mary walnut and mauve velvet tall-back side chairs in the style of Daniel Marot, and more.

Softcover. 7"x10", 49 pages, 201 lots, b/w illustrations several institutional stamps light wear.

Inventory #: 7725
Price: $ 25.00      

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