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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE
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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE

CIRCA 1780

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A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE
CIRCA 1780
The broken swan-neck pediment above a dentilled and arcaded frieze, the astragal-glazed doors enclosing a watered-silk lined interior with three adjustable shelves, above a secretaire drawer and a pair of panelled doors enclosing three slides, on shaped bracket feet, with 'Moss Harris' ivorine label
101¼ in. (257 cm.) high; 49 1/8 in. (124.5 cm.) wide; 23¼ in. (59 cm.) deep
Provenance
Acquired from Moss Harris & Sons, London.
Literature
D. Ogilvy, 'Golden Age', House & Garden, June 1994, p. 117.
J.M. Robinson, 'The Manor House, Buckinghamshire - The Home of Lady Hambleden', Country Life, 14 July 1994, p. 72, fig. 3 (the entrance hall).
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