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    Sale 12035

    Christie's Interiors

    6 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 29

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The cornice inlaid with marquetry shells above a pair of glazed doors enclosing two modern glass shelves, the secretaire drawer inlaid with tulipwood crossbanded ovals enclosing a satinwood interior with an arrangement of drawers with bone handles and an inset-leather writing surface, three graduated drawers below, the locks stamped 'HOBBS & CO LEVER MACHINE MADE'
    83 ¼ in. (211.5 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) wide; 21 ¼ in. (54 cm.) deep


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