A late George III mahogany secretaire-bookcase attributed to Gillows of London and Lancaster, circa 1805

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Lot 1131W
A late George III mahogany secretaire-bookcase
attributed to Gillows of London and Lancaster, circa 1805

US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£ 8,000 - 12,000
Amended
Property of various owners
A late George III mahogany secretaire-bookcase
attributed to Gillows of London and Lancaster, circa 1805
With adjustable shelves, the lower section with a green baize-lined writing slide with adjustable ratchet, one drawer with ivory handle, six pigeon-holes decorated with the letters of the alphabet, and additional secret compartments.
height 95 7/8in (243.4cm), width of cornice 72in (182.8cm), depth 23 7/8in (58.1cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sold Christie's London, King Street, The Barratt Collection, from Crowe Hall, Bath, 16 December 2010, lot 337

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, contrary to the catalog, this lot does not contain any CITES regulated material.
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A late George III mahogany secretaire-bookcase attributed to Gillows of London and Lancaster, circa 1805
A late George III mahogany secretaire-bookcase attributed to Gillows of London and Lancaster, circa 1805
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