21 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 20,000
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BUREAU-CABINET
The triangular open pediment with pierced later cartouche and spandrel arcading, above a pair of astragal-glazed geometric doors enclosing three adjustable shelves and four drawers, the bureau section with fall-front enclosing a fitted interior with central cupboard with inlaid door flanked by two drawers, four pigeon-holes and two secret drawers to either side, above three short and three long graduated drawers with brass handles, on bracket feet, the fall-front with lock stamped 'F-BARRON STRAND' and 'I2407'
98 in. (249 cm.) high; 51¾ in. (131.5 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62 cm.) deep
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