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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 150

    A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY DWARF BOOKCASE

    CIRCA 1815

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    A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY DWARF BOOKCASE
    CIRCA 1815
    Originally double-sided, the eared rectangular top with a pierced brass gallery above two open shelves between fluted rounded angles, the panelled sides centred with lions mask and laurel wreath ringed handles, with later backboard and shelves, on later bun feet, probably originally with castors
    31½ in. (80 cm.) high; 29½ in. (75 cm.) wide; 13 in. (33 cm.) deep


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    A related mobile and china-railed library was formerly at St. Giles' House, Wiltshire (see M. Jourdain, Regency Furniture, London, 1965, fig. 189).

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