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Antique English George III Slant-Front Secretary w/ Bookcase in Cuban Mahogany



A fine 18th century George III English bureau bookcase secretary in solid West Indies/ Cuban mahogany. The bonnet features a swan neck, broken-scroll pediment with carved rosettes and a center finial. Upper solid door panels are raised and interior shelves are adjustable. 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. 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 is the secondary wood. Measures: 38 1/2" wide x 21" deep x 90” high; 34 1/2" deep with secretary open; 29 1/2” high from the floor to work surface.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 90 in. (228.6 cm)Width: 38.5 in. (97.79 cm)Depth: 21 in. (53.34 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1770
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Keyed operating door on the upper bookcase is slightly bowed.
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: SEC001721stDibs: LU98816256713

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About the Seller
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Located in Miami, FL

Launched in Miami in 1986, Bonnin Ashley Antiques specializes in 18th- and 19th-century European and American furniture and accessories, with a focus on the Empire, Biedermeier, Regency, Hepplewhite, Gustavian and Karl Johan styles. Their inventory, which also includes older pieces from the 16th and 17th centuries, as well as Asian ant...

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