23 October 2002
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE
The molded cornice carved with foliage and dentil molding above a pair of Gothic glazed doors, the base with a fitted secretaire drawer carved to the front with cut-corner panels issuing husks above a pair of similarly decorated cupboard doors enclosing linen slides, on ogee bracket feet, a printed paper label to the top linen slide with the crest of John Holby Mill Esq.
93¾in. (238cm.) high, 47½in. (120.5cm.) wide, 24¾in. (63cm.) deep
John Holby Miller Esq. The property of a Southern Collector, sold in these Rooms, 22 April 1989, lot 52 ($49,500).
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