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Georgian Mahogany and Mahogany-veneered Secretary Bookcase

Auction:
3195B
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3195B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Georgian Mahogany and Mahogany-veneered Secretary Bookcase, England, late 18th/19th century, upper case with molded cornice, two astragal-glazed doors open to interior with two adjustable shelves; lower case of a drawer with satinwood inlay opening to writing surface with thirteen satinwood veneered drawers, four pigeonholes, and three long drawers, on bracket feet, ht. 86, writing surface ht. 34, wd. 43 1/2, dp. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Shelves replaced, replaced brasses, repairs to bracket feet.


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, Ancient Roman technology, Architectural design, Architecture, Astragal, Bookcase, Desks, Furniture, Table, Visual arts

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