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A pair of George III mahogany collector’s cabinets, circa 1760, attributed to Mayhew & Ince

Each with raised moulded panels and hinged fronts, enclosing an arrangement of drawers inlaid with ivory letters of the alphabet, above a panel of blind fret carving and a crenellated moulding, the downswept chamfered legs with flowerhead and leaf-carved column upon a rose and ribbon carved moulded plinth, 109cm by 46cm, 38cm depth (66cm depth with front dropped). The cabinets were made by the London firm of John Mayhew and William Ince, who were the principal suppliers of fine furniture to the 9th Earl (1725-1793).


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