A yew wood and walnut cabinet on stand,
18th century and later, the moulded frieze above a central compartment and an arrangement of drawers, over a frieze drawer and turned supports united by stretchers,
Provenance: The Estate of Mrs Althea Lloyd.
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Our spring Fine Interiors sale will include several pieces from the estate of Sam and Althea Lloyd, whose large collection was displayed over two homes, Oak House in Lutterworth and a London apartment overlooking Chelsea Physic Garden and Chelsea Embankment.
Sold for £5,000
Appears to have undergone a fairly significant amount of professional attention, with a comprehensive level of re-veneering and probable further alterations. General small knocks, splits, scratches and wear to veneer, with some very minor patch repairs in a few places. Some small knocks and dents to edges and corners throughout. Fading and discolouration to facade and throughout. Central door is warped. A 2.5cm chip to the upper left-hand moulding of the base. Some tiny losses to beading of apron. Evidence of repair and possible staining to supports and feet, with possible replacement. Back left leg with a large old chunk out of the back-side. Some varying degrees of wear to feet. Some knocks, losses and splits to veneer of stretchers, all but one of which appear later. Splits to backboards and carcass. Minor traces of woodworm, which appears inactive. Joints relatively tight and sound. Drawers run smoothy, with splits to some liners. Both keys present.Please see additional photos.
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale, 15th Mar, 2023
The first Fine Interiors catalogue of the year is always particularly special for us, with the prospect of another twelve months of working with beautiful pieces of furniture and works of art, as well as having the opportunity to share our enthusiasm with the people behind the objects.
Included in this sale are nearly five hundred stylish lots representing the breadth of the decorative arts from the last five hundred years, as well as the appetite for incorporating them into a contemporary interior in order to create a welcoming environment. This notion is clearly exemplified in three private collections from town and country that we are privileged to be able to offer - those of the Late John Scott-Oldfield, Mrs Althea Lloyd and Sir John Craven.
We are hugely excited to share this sale with you all and hope that you take just as much enjoyment from browsing the online catalogue as we did in bringing it together.
Viewing will be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE, as follows:
Fri 10 March, 10am - 5pm
Sat 11 March, 10am - 2pm
Sun 12 March, 10am - 2pm
Mon 13 March, 10am - 5pm
All lots are, however, extensively illustrated and carry detailed condition reports - see 'Condition report' at the foot of each lot description.
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