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Georgian-style Mahogany and Mahogany-veneered Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3150B
Lot:
605
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3150B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian-style Mahogany and Mahogany-veneered Secretary Bookcase, England, 19th century, possibly by Gillows of Lancaster, upper section with oval paneled doors, lower with drop-front writing desk, interior with seven drawers and six pigeonholes, above three drawers, bracket feet, ht. 90, wd. 53 1/2, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Scattered chips to veneer, one pull off, but present, one bail missing, no shelves, expected age cracks.


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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Bookcase, Desks, Furniture, Gillows of Lancaster and London, Office equipment, Lancaster, United Kingdom

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