27 October 2006
A GEORGE IV ROSEWOOD THREE-TIER MUSIC-ETAGERE
THE ROUNDED RECTANGULAR HINGED TOP WITH REMOVEABLE BOOKSTOP ABOVE TRELLISED DIVISIONS AND TURNED COLUMNS, ABOVE A DRAWER, ON TURNED LEGS WITH BRASS CAPS AND CASTERS
45½ IN. (115.5 CM.) HIGH; 20 IN. (51 CM.) WIDE; 17½ IN. (44.5 CM.) DEEP
ACQUIRED FROM LEO PRATT, NORFOLK, ENGLAND, 1967.
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