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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 405

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD CROSSBANDED AND LINE INLAID BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

    IN THE GEORGE III STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND SATINWOOD CROSSBANDED AND LINE INLAID BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
    In the George III style, late 19th century
    The dentil moulded cornice and fluted frieze above four astragal glazed panel doors enclosing an arrangement of nine adjustable shelves below four cupboard doors, the left-hand cupboard enclosing a secrétaire drawer with inset gilt-tooled black leather writing surface and an arrangement of two drawers and seven pigeon holes, on a plinth base
    90 in. (228.6 cm.) high; 101 in. (256.5 cm.) wide; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) deep


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