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Lot 67
 

FROM THE ESTATE OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL - A GEORGE III OAK BUREAU

FROM THE ESTATE OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL - A GEORGE III OAK BUREAU, the fall front concealing a fitted interior, over four long graduated drawers with brass swing handles, on ogee bracket feet.

105cm high x 88cm wide x 49cm deep

Provenance:
Sale by auction, Knight, Frank & Rutley, The Estate sale of the late The Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill, K.G., O.M., C.H, 19th January 1966.

Exhibited by W.R. Harvey at Chelsea Arts Fair, March 13th 1973. Where purchased by London Galerie of Freiburg, prior to its eventual retail sale to the family of the current owner.

Accompanied by:
The original sale catalogue
Copies of press clippings detailing the desk's history
Documentation relating to the purchase of the desk at the Chelsea Arts Fair

Estimated at £4,000 - £6,000


 

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