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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 739

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE-CABINET

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE-CABINET
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Crossbanded overall in rosewood and satinwood, the rectangular moulded cornice above an arcaded frieze and a pair of doors with oval panels lined with brass chicken-wire backed with green pleated silk, enclosing two adjustable mahogany shelves above four mahogany-lined drawers and a secretaire drawer with hinged-flap enclosing four pigeon-holes and four mahogany lined drawers, above a hinged flap enclosing four satinwood-veneered cedar and mahogany-lined drawers with ivory knob handles, on square tapering legs with brass caps and castors, the handles apparently original
    73¼ in. (186 cm.) high; 34 in. (86 cm.) wide; 18¾ (47.5 cm.) deep


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