• English Furniture and Clocks auction at Christies

    Sale 7769

    English Furniture and Clocks

    19 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

    CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
    CIRCA 1760
    The scrolled open pediment filled with pierced arcaded fretwork above a moulded and dentilled cornice and four geometrically-glazed doors with astragal mouldings, each door enclosing four adjustable shelves, the base with four panelled doors each enclosing two adjustable shelves, on a plinth base, one long and one short upper shelf replaced, the central base shelf divisions later and probably differently fitted, restorations and replacements to scrolled pediment and to mouldings
    98 in. (249 cm.) high; 88 in. (223.5 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN