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A GEORGE II FIGURED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE CHEST-ON-CHEST
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JEAN M. RIDDELL (LOTS 400-445)
A GEORGE II FIGURED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE CHEST-ON-CHEST

CIRCA 1760

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A GEORGE II FIGURED MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE CHEST-ON-CHEST
CIRCA 1760
Of serpentine form, the projecting molded cornice above a blind fretwork-carved frieze and two mahogany-lined aligned drawers over three graduated drawers, the lower case with hinged secretaire drawer opening to a fitted interior over two graduated drawers, the whole flanked by blind fretwork carved canted corners, the sides with brass carrying handles, on ogee bracket feet, hardware apparently original
75 in. (190.5 cm.) high, 43 in. (109 cm.) wide, 21 in. (53 cm.) deep
Provenance
Acquired from Macy Darling, Washington, D.C., 10 July 1975.

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Lot Essay

A comparable chest-on-chest, serpentine and with similar beaded and fret details, was sold from the collections of the Late Francis Egerton and Peter Maitland, Sotheby's, London, 28 April 2010, lot 731.

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