18th Century English George III Slant Front Secretary with Bookcase in Mahogany For Sale
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18th Century English George III Slant Front Secretary with Bookcase in Mahogany

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18th Century George III English Bureau Bookcase secretary in solid mahogany, features a swan neck broken-scroll pediment with carved rosettes and a centre finial. Sitting up on bracket feet with a two over two configuration of drawers the slant front opens to a simple oak secretary appointed with drawers and open slots for storage. Upper solid door panels are raised and interior shelves are adjustable. Chippendale brasses are old and have been on the secretary for many years as evidenced by the build up of brass polish on the corners of the plates. Oak secondary wood. Measures: 38 1/2" wide x 21" deep x 90" high. 34 1/2" deep with secretary open. 29 1/2" from the floor the work surface.

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  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1770
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Keyed operating door on the upper bookcase is slightly bowed. Blocking on the bracket feet appears to be original, secretary has been refinished at some point in its history.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 90 in. x W 38.5 in. x D 21 in.H 228.6 cm x W 97.79 cm x D 53.34 cm
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Seller Reference Number
    SEC00172
  • Reference Number
    LU98816256713
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