• English Furniture and Clocks auction at Christies

    Sale 7769

    English Furniture and Clocks

    19 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY AND PARCEL-GILT BUREAU-CABINET

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II MAHOGANY AND PARCEL-GILT BUREAU-CABINET
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The scrolled open pediment with a later cartouche above two doors with shaped bevelled mirrored plates enclosing shelves, pigeon-holes and small drawers, the bureau with a fitted interior, the central compartment with false book-spines concealing further drawers, above four long graduated drawers, on later ogee-bracket feet, later gilding and metalwork, the doors later shaped and with later plates, restorations and replacements
    112 in. (284 cm.) high; 52 in. (132 cm.) wide; 25 in. (63 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY