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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BUREAU-CABINET

    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BUREAU-CABINET
    THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The open triangular pediment with a key pattern cornice, with a later cartouche, above a pair of later bevelled glazed doors, each enclosing three adjustable shelves over two drawers, the lower section with a crossbanded sloping fall-front enclosing a fitted interior with drawers and pigeon-holes, the lower right drawer fitted with an ink well, above one long drawer and two short drawers over three graduated drawers, on bracket feet, some locks later, one drawer with a paper label printed 'F14', two interior drawer locks, the flap lock replaced, handles original
    94 in. (239 cm.) high; 39 in. (99 cm) wide; 23¾ in. (60.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE