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Regency Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase

Auction:
2589B
Lot:
566
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

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

Description:

Regency Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase, England, 1810-20, the molded and cockbeaded cornice over upper section with four mullioned glass doors enclosing a shelved interior, over conforming lower section with reeded moldings and fitted with four cockbeaded doors housing a shelved interior, on bracket feet, ht. 84 1/2, wd. 94, dp. 19 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Scattered chips and scratches to outer edges, feet and corners. Loss of keyhole mount to one front door, some separation between door fronts and molding, and usage wear to bottom shelves. Two small cracks to glass on one mullioned door. One small hole (top portion) and several cracks to back panels (lower portion).

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United Kingdom, Automotive molding, Bookcase, Door

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