1213 Avery fine George III mahogany Bureau Cabinet, the moulded centre domed cornice with a carved gilded Spencer crest finial and turned finials to the sides, the glazed central arched door enclosing pigeon holes, twenty- three drawers and a central mir-ror panel cupboard, flanked by five graduated drawers to each side, the bureau with a sloping fall opening to reveal a fitted inte-rior of ten drawers and a gilt- tooled leather writing surface, above twoshortand three long graduated drawers on acanthus leaf capped ogee bracket feet. The original circa 1765. The King William Bedroom. AL65002 461/ 4x373/ 4x911/ 2in. 117 x 95 x 232 cm. Afine Louis XVI mahogany, rosewood banded and boxwood strung Secretaire en abbatant, the black granite top above tapered ormolu mounted turned columns and two drawers and three faux drawers enclosing a fall front opening to reveal a fitted desk with a tooled leather writing surface, above three further drawers all applied with fine ormolu escutcheons and drop handles, on turned, tapering and brass capped legs. The original has a label beneath the marble top reading ' Monsieur Tagini'. This gentleman was the owner of an antique shop in Dijon, France where John Poyntz, 5th EarlSpencer made purchases in 1859 & 1863. The Princess of Wales Bedroom. AL65001 ( left) 33 x 311/ 4x583/ 4in. 83 x 79 x 149 cm.
1415 An extremelyfine and impressivewalnut, mahogany and rosewood Renaissance cocktail-cabinet on stand, the cabinet with a filigree brass gallery above a central architectural niche with a classical maiden flanked byIonic columns with the Spencer crest above flanked by classical figures, the centre section hinged as a door flanked by two doors with four faux drawer fronts each applied with brass mounts and enclosing mirror back interiors and glass shelves, the sides inlaid with strap- work and applied with brass carrying handles, on eagle claw and ball feet; the stand fit-tedwith two leather inset brushing slides embossed with the Spencer crest above four short frieze drawers on bobbin turned splayed legs united by crossed iron stretchers. AL61031 50 x 20 x 661/ 2in. 127 x 50 x 168 cm.