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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND PLUM PUDDING MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE

    CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND PLUM PUDDING MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE
    CIRCA 1800
    The upper section with grille panelled doors, the lower section with double secretaire drawer and flanked by further drawer on plinth base, inscribed '185' in black ink on the reverse
    118 in. (299.7 cm.) high; 97 in. (246 cm.) wide; 22 in. (55.9 cm.) deep


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    Literature

    Possibly 1851 Inventory, Bow Drawing Room, 'Bookcase - £2.10.0'