English Chinoiserie Style Lacquered Parcel-Gilt Secretary For Sale
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English Chinoiserie Style Lacquered Parcel-Gilt Secretary

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Grand English Georgian style lacquered secretaire featuring a parcel gilt decoration in the chinoiserie taste. The top of the case has a broken pediment over two decorated doors. The fitted interior has multiple felt lined storage drawers, pigeon holes, and compartments with brass pulls. The bottom of the case has a flip down writing surface 27.5 inches high. The interior is fitted to match the top also having two hidden compartments. The entire case is decorated with Asian motifs in a beautifully faded gilt. The bottom of the secretary holds four large storage drawers each with brass pulls. Beautifully decorated from an estate in Pasadena, CA.

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Condition Details
    Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear. Loss on left bottom side as seen in photos. There is no key for the lock. Minor scratches in the lacquered finish.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 83 in. x W 38 in. x D 20 in.H 210.82 cm x W 96.52 cm x D 50.8 cm
  • Seller Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU1555216584781
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Based in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, the dealer’s team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California, specializing in Hollywood Regency, McG...

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