Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 136 416
Lot 101
  • A Cape West Coast cedarwood chest, circa 1857
  • A Cape West Coast cedarwood chest, circa 1857
  • A Cape West Coast cedarwood chest, circa 1857
  • A Cape West Coast cedarwood chest, circa 1857


Lot Estimate
ZAR 100 000 - 120 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 136 416

About this Item

A Cape West Coast cedarwood chest, circa 1857


the hinged rectangular top with double moulded borders, the front similarly moulded and centred by an incised star-shaped motif above a pair of drawers, the sides with brass carrying handles and escutcheon plates, on detachable bracket feet, the inner backboard signed and dated 'Den 1 December 1857, C. Krige/Voigt', 83cm high, 127,5cm wide, 63,5cm deep

Literature

Baraitser, Michael and Oberholzer, Anton. (1986) Cape Country Furniture, Cape Town: C. Struik Publishers, page 234 and illustration number 819 on page 235


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