London, South Kensington
27 November 2007
A LATE REGENCY MAHOGANY CYLINDER BUREAU BOOKCASE
FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
With ebonised bead and patera mouldings, the upper part with a moulded cornice,fitted with grooves for adjustable shelves and enclosed by a pair of glazed astragal panel doors, the fall enclosing a well fitted interior with drawers, pigeon holes and a sliding tooled leather lined writing surface,enclosed by a pair of panelled doors below on a plinth base, the lock stamped 'W. MUCLESTON PATENT'
97½in. (248cm.) high; 51½in. (131cm.) wide; 24½in. (62cm.) deep
Property from the collection of Mr and Mrs Raymond Slater, Sotheby's London, 7th April 1995, Lot 55.
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