6 July 2000,
Price realised GBP 11,750
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BUREAU-BOOKCASE
The pierced scrolled broken pediment above a blind fretwork frieze and a pair of geometrically-glazed doors enclosing two adjustable shelves above three small drawers, the lower section with a hinged slope and fitted interior with drawers and pigeon-holes flanking a mirror- panelled door and with three secret drawers, above four long graduated drawers, on ogee bracket feet, the handles original, four panes cracked
92¾ in. (236 cm.) high; 45½ in. (115.5 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
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Almost certainly by descent from the 18th Century in the present owner's family.
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