A George III mahogany secretaire bookcase
Lot 992
A George III mahogany secretaire bookcase
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 25,000
Auction Details
The Scottish Sale Edinburgh
24 Aug 2006 11:00 BST

Auction 13978
Lot Details
A George III mahogany secretaire bookcase
The moulded projecting cornice with lotus detail above a continuous band of navette shaped motifs centred by flower heads above a pair of glazed astragal doors enclosing three adjustable shelves, the base with conforming navette decoration above a fall-front secretaire drawer fitted with drawers and pigeon holes above three concave graduated drawers on bracket feet, 107cm wide x 56cm deep x 242cm high.

Footnotes

  • The glazing pattern of the bookcase doors is taken from Thomas Chippendale's Cabinet and Upholsterers's Director 1754, plate LX.
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