A late George III mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

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Lot 56
A late George III mahogany Secretaire Bookcase

Sold for £ 5,400 (US$ 7,156) inc. premium
A late George III mahogany Secretaire Bookcase
the rectangular dentil moulded cornice above a pair of Gothic astragal glazed doors enclosing three adjustable shelves, the lower part with secretaire drawer enclosing a later tooled leather insert, seven drawers and seven pigeonholes, above a pair of panelled doors enclosing two short and one long drawer and a slide, on shaped bracket feet, 117cm wide, 61cm deep, 243cm high (46in wide, 24in deep, 95.5in high).

Footnotes

  • With similarities to glazing bars on a George II bureau bookcase sold Christies, New York, 16 April 2002, lot 246.
A late George III mahogany Secretaire Bookcase
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