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Georgian Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, England, 19th century, upper case with two arched mullioned doors and an interior with four shelves, lower case with stepped front and four central drawers flanked by doors; one side opening to reveal a drawer fitted with dividers for bottles and four small drawers, the other side door opening to reveal an interior with single shelf and a drawer fitted with dividers, ht. 90 1/2, wd. 49, dp. 20 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Scattered minor nicks and abrasions to surfaces, some minor chipped loss to molding. Minor professional restoration throughout including masking veneer cracks, veneer patches, etc. Uppermost central drawer locked shut. Molding along the bottom of the base probably later or restored.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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United Kingdom, Bookcase, Door, Drawer, Furniture

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