16 September 1999
A WILLIAM IV GOTHIC MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE
Stamped by James Winter
The moulded breakfront cornice, above a pair of Gothic-arch glazed doors enclosing three shelves and flanked by a further pair of doors enclosing four shelves, above a quatrefoil panelled secretaire-drawer, enclosing a fitted interior, above a pair of conforming doors enclosing a shelf, and flanked by a further door to each side enclosing two shelves, Stamped twice 'JAMES WINTER 101 WARDOUR STREET' and the locks stamped 'BARRONS' below a coronet, lacking one small drawer to the secretaire
97 in. (248 cm.) high; 65 in. (165 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep
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James Winter (d. 1840) is listed as a retailer with premises in 101 Wardour Street, Soho, London. The business continued to trade under his sons management until 1870.
The catalogue discription should read '..lacking all the small drawers to the secretaire interior'.
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