Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

including Paintings from the Labia Family Collection and the Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection

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A Cape teak escritoire, late 18th century
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Lot 287

A Cape teak escritoire, late 18th century
the moulded arched pediment centred by a c-scroll and foliage above a pair of panelled doors and sides, enclosing three shelves and a pair of drawers, the fall-front with later leather-lined writing surface, six drawers, three open compartments and a secret well above a faux drawer, on tapering octagonal legs joined by a wavy stretcher centred by an oval plaque inlaid with a bone and ebony compass, on bun feet, restorations, 239cm high, 117cm wide, 70cm deep

This lot did not sell

Estimate R 80 000 - 100 000


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The Dr William Frederick Purcell Collection and thence by descent.


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