20 September 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT SECRETAIRE-BOOKCASE
The rectangular moulded cornice above an arcaded frieze and a pair of gothic-glazed doors enclosing four adjustable shelves flanked by conforming side doors, each enclosing four adjustable shelves, above a central secretaire drawer with hinged flap enclosing a fitted interior of pigeon-holes and mahogany-lined drawers, flanked by a deep drawer, above a pair of central panelled doors, enclosing four slides and flanked by a panelled door enclosing an adjustable shelf, on a moulded plinth base, the handles replaced, the reverse with chalk inscription 'Riddell'
93 in. (236 cm.) high; 69 in. (175 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep
H. Blairman & Sons, Ltd..
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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