A GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND CALAMANDER MARQUETRY SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE
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A GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND CALAMANDER MARQUETRY SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE

THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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A GEORGE III SATINWOOD AND CALAMANDER MARQUETRY SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
Inlaid overall with ebony lines, the rectangular pediment with raised central platform and surmounted by urn finials, above a moulded cornice and a pair of glazed doors centred by oval medallions and enclosing a dusty pink watered silk-lined interior with three adjustable shelves, above a projecting crossbanded lower section fitted with a secretaire drawer simulating two drawers, enclosing eight small satinwood-lined drawers and four pigeon holes arranged around a central mahogany-lined door veneered in an exotic hardwood and enclosing a further concealed drawer, and a gilt-tooled green leather-lined writing surface, above two short and two long drawers, on shaped bracket feet, two small drawers inscribed in pencil 'L..onte', the handles and urn finials replaced, restorations to feet, three panes cracked
8 ft. 2 in. (249 cm.) high; 42¾ in. (108.5 cm.) wide; 21¼ in. (54 cm.) deep
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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