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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 149

    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND EBONISED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The moulded plinth above a pair of glazed doors with gothic arched astrigals, enclosing four adjustable shelves, flanked by two conforming doors each enclosing three adjustable shelves, the base with a mahogany-lined frieze drawer with convex quarter fillets, above a pair of panelled doors enclosing two adjustable shelves, flanked by a pair of doors with a simulated frieze drawrer, each enclosing two adjustable shelves, on ring-turned tapering feet, the cornice with a label inscribed in ink 'ROBIN BUBLER BRISTOL', the reverse with Coxeters of Berkshire and Reed of Norwich depository labels and incribed in chalk thrice 'Mr Liversedge 47A', the handles later
    90½ in. (230 cm.) high; 79½ in. (202 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep


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    A similar George III mahogany breakfront bookcase was sold anonymously, Phillips, London, 15 June 1993, lot 89.

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    Provenance

    Robin Bubler Esq.
    Mr Liversedge.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN