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George III Mahogany and Satinwood-inlaid Bureau Bookcase

Auction:
2589B
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2589B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 31, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

George III Mahogany and Satinwood-inlaid Bureau Bookcase, England, third quarter 18th century, the molded and crossbanded cornice over mullioned glass doors enclosing shelved interior, the lower section with inlaid fall-front writing surface fitted with compartments and drawers with ivory pulls, over three long graduated drawers on splayed bracket feet, approx. ht. 78, wd. 36 1/2, dp. 19 1/8 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Left front leg re-glued. Scattered lifting to cockbeading, including left side of lower section. Scattered loss to veneers and some veneers reglued. Brasses original. Feet likely original.

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United Kingdom, Bookcase, Cabinets, Furniture, Restorative dentistry

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