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Australian & Historical(#457) 13/06/2020 12:00 PM AEST

Lot 75 of 941: Rare pair of Colonial boxes, solid Tasmanian musk with myrtle secondary timbers, interior fitted with compartments, and bottles, pencil inscription on both reads "F.B. DALE, Sydney, 1844". Colonial born Dale worked as a cabinet maker in Sydney, New South Wales during the early to mid 1840s. 16cm high, 33cm wide, 22.5cm deep. Examples of his work can be found in: "Australian Furniture, Pictorial History And Dictionary 1788-1938", by Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson, plate 399. "Early Colonial Furnit

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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Starting: $5,000
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Australian & Historical(#457)  13/06/2020 12:00 PM AEST