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George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
28
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, late 18th century, upper section with straight cornice carved with blind fretwork, with a pair of glass mullioned doors, lower section with secretary drawer enclosing pigeonholes, drawers, and leather writing surface, over three long drawers, raised on fret-carved bracket feet, ht. 82 1/4, wd. 42, dp. 20 5/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

right molding detached. top drawer cracked. Losses to spots of veneer. Veneer shrinkage cracks to sides of lower section. age typical nicks and gouges. has three shelves. The handle are a replacement, the original holes patched.

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Bookcase, Mahogany Secretary, secretary, Cabinets, Door, Fretwork, Furniture

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