Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 43 244
Lot 466
A James Benjamin Donald Moodie yellowwood, mahogany and fruitwood on pine writing slope, Orange Free State, Ladybrand district, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 35 000 - 40 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 43 244

About this Item

A James Benjamin Donald Moodie yellowwood, mahogany and fruitwood on pine writing slope, Orange Free State, Ladybrand district, 19th century


the hinged rectangular top enclosing a hinged writing surface, inkwell and pen compartments, the whole inlaid with geometric motifs and stylised stars, the reverse with lattice border within crossbanded borders, 28cm high, 56cm wide, 28,5cm deep

Literature

Deon Viljoen and Pier Rabe (2001) Cape Furniture and Metalware, Ince Cape (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, illustrated on page 77


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