21 - 22 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 11,250
Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED MAHOGANY DWARF BOOKCASE
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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