18 - 19 April 2012
Property from a Distinguished Collector
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY, GONCALO ALVES AND MARQUETRY LIBRARY BOOKCASE
WITH FLUTED CORNICE ABOVE A PAIR OF DOORS ENCLOSING CREAM-SILK-LINED ADJUSTABLE SHELVES, ABOVE A SERPENTINE BASE WITH A SECRETAIRE DRAWER ENCLOSING DRAWERS AND PIGEONHOLES, FLANKED BY TWO SHORT DRAWERS, ALL ABOVE A PAIR OF VASE-INLAID CUPBOARD DOORS ENCLOSING THREE LINEN SLIDES, INSCRIBED SEVERAL TIMES 54026-X TO REVERSE OF TOP AND BASE, THE INSIDE OF BOTTOM INSCRIBED P.JAMBE upside down, the brasses apparently original
101½ in. (258 cm.) high, 64 in. (162.5 cm.) wide, 24¼ in. (61.5 cm.) deep
With M. Comer of London, Inc., New York.
Purchased from the above by French and Company, Inc. New York, 1953.
Acquired from French and Company, Inc., New York, 1964.
Nelson and Eloise Davis, Toronto; Christie's New York, 18 October 2001, lot 360.
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