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    Sale 1993

    Important English Furniture

    25 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The pierced, scrolled broken pediment above a partially inlaid, stepped molding, above a fluted frieze centered by foliate swags, with paterae to the four corners, above a pair of glass mullioned cabinet doors flanked on each side by a further conforming cabinet door, each enclosing an ivory silk-lined interior with three adjustable shelves, on a base with a fluted frieze above four panelled doors, each centered by an oval, on a plinth base, the doors partially reveneered, wired for electricity
    98 in. (249 cm.) high, 74 in. (188 cm.) wide, 21½ in. (54.5 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Bought from Stair & Company, New York in 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR