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18th Century Chinoiserie Secretary Bookcase



For sale is a good quality 18th century chinoiserie Secretary bookcase. The top of the bookcase has an ornately shaped and carved pediment, above a single arched mirror door, opening to reveal a fully fitted interior which is also profusely decorated with chinoiserie. Below this, there is a candle slide, above the fall front which opens to reveal a shaped and stepped interior to include various drawers, pigeon holes and a well. The bureau base has an arrangement of three graduated drawers, each with brass handles. This piece is raised on bracket feet and is in very good condition for its age, having a superb patinated finish. Measures: Width 36", depth 23.25", height 96.5".


  • Dimensions
    Height: 96.5 in. (245.11 cm)Width: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Depth: 23.25 in. (59.06 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Chelmsford, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: S26-611stDibs: LU2494314883922

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $2,199 Standard Front Door Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 10-13 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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