A GEORGE III PLUM PUDDING MAHOGANY BUREAU BOOKCASE
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A GEORGE III PLUM PUDDING MAHOGANY BUREAU BOOKCASE

CIRCA 1790

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A GEORGE III PLUM PUDDING MAHOGANY BUREAU BOOKCASE
CIRCA 1790
With overhanging arcaded molded cornice and a pair of glazed doors decorated with stylized vases surmounted by Prince-of-Wales feathers, the solid cylinder with rosewood crossbanding and enclosing a fitted interior including a leather-lined easel, above three graduated drawers, with shaped apron, raised on splayed feet
86 ½ in. (219.7 cm.) high, 43 ½ in. (110.4 cm.) wide, 21 ¼ in. (53.9 cm.) deep
Special notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Please note this lot will be moved to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS in Red Hook, Brooklyn) at 5pm on the last day of the sale. Lots may not be collected during the day of their move to Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services. Please consult the Lot Collection Notice for collection information. This sheet is available from the Bidder Registration staff, Purchaser Payments or the Packing Desk and will be sent with your invoice.

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Lot Essay

A similar bureau bookcase with urn-glazed doors was sold in these rooms 11 October 2007, lot 47.
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