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An ebony, red tortoiseshell and brass inlaid boulle marquetry commode part Régence, first quarter 18th century with applied gilt-bronze mounts, inlaid throughout in the manner of Jean Bérain, with two short and two long drawers,

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Most expensive piece of English furniture sold for £3.8million

This chest of drawers crafted by Thomas Chippendale has become the most expensive piece of English furniture (PA) ca.1770

THOMAS CHIPPENDALE England 1765 Stunning mahogany Chippendale period fifteen pane astragal glazed two door bookcase with highly figured flamed mahogany veneers. The Greek key cornice, roundels to the book-matched veneered cupboard doors and the original unusual ogee bracket feet make this bookcase a handsome piece of English cabinet furniture from the mid 18th century

Sold for 242,500 GBP A pair of George III rosewood, tulipwood and marquetry commodes circa 1775, attributed to Mayhew and Ince the D-shaped tops with central rosette within interlaced bell flower garlands with a crossbanded and pearled edge, with two faux fluted frieze drawers and bowed cupboard doors, each inlaid with ribbon tied bell flower surrounded rosettes, enclosing four short and one long drawer Sotheby's