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Fine George IV Burr Oak Chest of Drawers in the manner of Morel and Seddon
REF: nlytackgtcvu / LA329786
A fine George IV burr oak chest of drawers in the manner of Morel and Seddon, of rectangular form with three tiers comprising four short and one disguised long drawer, on a plinth base, decorated with ormolu edging and the original rococo handles. English, circa 1825. Nicholas Morel and George Seddon. Seddon (1796-1857) was the grandson of George Seddon of Aldersgate Street (the largest furniture manufacturer of the 18th century). Nicholas Morel was of French extraction and a protégé of the architect Henry Holland and the marchand-mercier Dominique Daguerre. Under Holland’s direction he worked on the decoration of Carlton House, official London residence of the Prince of Wales. In 1827 Seddon and Morel formed a partnership to undertake the refurbishment of Windsor Castle for King George IV, with an enormous budget at that time of £200,000.
Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Fine George IV Burr Oak Chest of Drawers in the manner of Morel and Seddon (LA329786) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c 1825
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This Fine George IV Burr Oak Chest of Drawers in the manner of Morel and Seddon is located in Hampshire, UK