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A LATE GEORGE II MAHOGANY BOOKCASE
MID-18TH CENTURY
The rectangular moulded cornice with dentiled frieze, above a pair of glazed doors with rectangular astrigals, enclosing four adjustable shelves, the lower section with a pair of panelled doors, one enclosing an adjustable shelf, the other with a shelf missing, on a moulded plinth, the glazed doors previously with linings, the reverse with painted inscription 'T.B. bad times 1829 now dug about'(?)
100¼ in. (254.5 cm.) high; 71¾ in. (182 cm.) wide; 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) deep

Lot Essay

A similar George II mahogany bookcase was sold from Arlington Street - A William Kent House, Christie's, London, 11 May 2005, lot 26 (£9,600).

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