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SA665409

Early 18th Century Chest On Stand With Provenance

Price

£8,950 | $11,917 USD | €10,141 EUR
Item Number: SA665409
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Walton House Antiques
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from Belgium.

Description

A stunning early 18th century walnut chest on stand. The stand and handles have been replaced.
Reputed to be the property of Theodore Jacobson architect as it is inscibed on the back panel Theo Jacobson - London. We have reason to believe that it was once the property of the Architect Theodore Jacobson a wealthy merchant who was later , in his retirement comissioned to design the foundling hospital in Holborn 1742. Jacobson was a governor at the hospital along with Hogarth and Handel who was also a patron and Handel donated the royalties of his 'Messiah' to the hospital in the perpetuity. Jacobson was also responsible for the designing of Trinity College Dublin and the Royal Hospital Haslar along with the East India House in London. He died in 1722.
The provenance of the chest is of Moigne Combe near Dorchester, home to the Bond family. There have been Bonds in Dorset since 1472. John Bond is reputed to have been an Elizabethan spy who aquired the family motto 'non sufficit orbis'-'the world is not enough'. Ian fleming attended Langton Matravers school with one of the with one of the Bond children and used Dorset family names in his novels such as Drax and Strangway and of course this motto is now infamous with James Bond. The Bond familys home at Tyneham was requsitioned by the army during WW2 and it was at this point they relocated to Moigne Combe.
Height 65" 165cm
Width 38" 97cm
Depth 22" 56cm
All of the items that we advertise for sale have been as accurately described as possible and are in excellent condition, unless otherwise stated. Please note that we are also able to arrange a full shipping service for our customers. We look forward to being of service.
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All of the items that we advertise for sale have been as accurately described as possible and are in excellent condition, unless otherwise stated. Please note that we are also able to arrange a full shipping service for our customers. We look forward to being of service.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 165 cm (65.0")
Width = 97 cm (38.2")
Depth = 56 cm (22.0")


Seller Details

Walton House Antiques
Walton House Antiques
Walton Buildings
The Square
Mere
BA12 6DL
United Kingdom
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