A George III mahogany secretaire chest  in the manner of Mayhew and Ince
Lot 49
A George III mahogany secretaire chest in the manner of Mayhew and Ince
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 8,404) inc. premium
Lot Details
A George III mahogany secretaire chest
in the manner of Mayhew and Ince
The rectangular moulded edge top above a double panelled secretaire fall enclosing a fitted interior of fourteen pigeon holes, four drawers including one enclosing apertures for inkwells, and an open recess, above two short and two long drawers on shaped bracket feet, 74cm wide, 43cm deep, 123.5cm high (29" wide, 16.5" deep, 48.5" high).

Footnotes

  • The handles to the drawers are found on a group of furniture associated with Mayhew and Ince including a secretaire cabinet with provenance from the ' The Tom Devenish Collection', sold Sotheby's New York, 9 April 2009, lot 77. The Devenish cabinet is of a similar proportion and also features bead mouldings to its upper section.
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