A late George III mahogany secretaire bookcase
in the Hepplewhite taste
The cavetto moulded cornice above a dentil moulded frieze and a pair of triple arcaded astragal glazed doors headed by fleur-de-lys with pineapples, enclosing four adjustable shelves, the lower part with rectangular moulded top above a double quatrefoil panelled secretaire drawer enclosing a later baize, twelve short and one long drawer and nine pigeonholes, above a pair of shaped panelled doors enclosing three slides, on square tapering moulded feet, one drawer inscribed '109 Guineas', '117 Gs' and 'Roughton', with Bramah patent locks, 112cm wide, 59cm deep, 255cm high (44" wide, 23" deep, 100" high).
English Furniture and Works of Art
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