a_chinoiserie_black_japanned_display_cabinet_early_20th_century_d5410678h

A chinoiserie black japanned display cabinet. early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011

The central glazed door enclosing two glass shelves and glazed sides above a central panel depicting traditional figures sitting amidst buildings flanked by two floral panels to each side on a plinth base, 87 in. (221 cm.) high; 51 in. (129.5 cm.) wide; 15 in. (38 cm.) deep. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500 - Price Realized £7,500

a_chinoiserie_black_lacquer_caned_bergere_suite_early_20th_century_d5410676h

A chinoiserie black lacquer caned bergere suite. early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011

Comprising a sofa and two armchairs, each with double caned back and sides above a padded seat on shaped feet, reupholstered in gold silk damask with loose squab cushions. The sofa: 62 in. (157.5 cm.) wide (3). Estimate £2,000 - £3,000- Price Realized £5,000

a_george_iii_green_chinoiserie_pine_chest_late_18th_century_early_19th_d5410671h

A George III green chinoiserie pine chest. late 18th century early 19th century, redecorated. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011

With two short drawers over three long drawers on plain bracket feet, 31½ in. (80 cm.) high; 32 in. (81.5 cm.) wide; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) deep. Estimate £1,200 - £1,800- Price Realized £2,750

Christie's Interiors Including Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours From The Collection of The Late John Appleby,1 March 2011 London, South Kensington www.christies.com