Amongst many of the superb items on offer is lot 23, a William and Mary oyster veneered and marquetry chest (figure 1) with an estimate of GBP4,000 – GBP6,000 (AUD7,266 – AUD10,900; USD5,563 – USD8,344), which, if it sells within estimate, would seem like a bit of a bargain to me.
Fig. 1. William and Mary marquetry chest, circa 1690. (Woolley and Wallis)
Fig. 2. George II mahogany bureau, circa 1760. (Woolley and Wallis)