CABINET IS SALE FEATURE

Mahogany Breakfront Brings $585 in $51,640 Auction
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A Regency mahogany and grillwork breakfront cabinet with Roman portraitmedallions, circa 1820, was sold to a private collector for $585yesterday at the final session of the sale of art property of the lateMargaretta C. Spedden and other collectors.

Receipts at this session, which was held in the Parke-Bernet Galleries,980 Madison Avenue, were $23,507. The total obtained from threesessions was $51,640.

A sixteenth century painting of the Madonna and Child with St. John andAngels by the Italian artist Puligo was purchased by the Darsa Companyfor $475.  Two George III mahogany china cabinets of Englisheighteenth century design went to Arthur Ackerman & Son for $800.

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Margaretta Corning Spedden

Acknowledgements

Mark Baber

Citation

Encyclopedia Titanica (2005) CABINET IS SALE FEATURE (New York Times, Sunday 24th September 1950, ref: #4372, published 29 January 2005, generated 6th July 2020 02:03:56 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/cabinet-is-sale-feature.html