A rare early Australian cedar  secretaire bookcase circa 1835
Lot 3
A rare early Australian cedar secretaire bookcase circa 1835
Sold for AU$ 36,000 (US$ 32,478) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare early Australian cedar  secretaire bookcase circa 1835
A rare early Australian cedar secretaire bookcase
circa 1835
The moulded cornice above a pair of raised half arch panelled doors with lotus leaf carved decoration, enclosing shelves above a secretaire drawer enclosing pigeon holes and drawers above two pedestal cupboards with raised pylon-shaped flame panels enclosing two short drawers, raised on plinth bases, 132cm wide, 57cm deep, 228cm high (51.5" wide, 22" deep, 89.5" high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Formally in the Kevin Fahy Collection, Sydney.

    Reference:
    Early Colonial Furniture in New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land, by Clifford Craig, Kevin Fahy and E. Graeme Robertson, page 53, plate 21.
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