Sale 20CN01 | Lot 234

George II Inlaid- and Figured-Walnut Double-Dome Bureau Cabinet

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 234
George II Inlaid- and Figured-Walnut Double-Dome Bureau Cabinet
Circa 1725
In two parts, the upper section with molded cornice surmounted by three giltwood finials above a pair of arched doors with inset bevelled mirror plates and opening to shelves, document slots, valenced pigeonholes and drawers, all over candle slides, the lower section with featherbanded fall front opening to a suede-lined writing surface and an interior fitted with pigeonholes, drawers and a sliding panel opening to a well, above two short over two long drawers, raised on bracket feet; the lower section bearing an Apter-Fredericks label. Height 92 1/4 inches (234.3 cm), width 41 3/4 inches (106.1 cm), depth 23 1/2 inches (59.7 cm).

Provenance:
Apter-Fredericks, Ltd., purchased in June 1989.
Exhibited:
Burlington House Fair, London, 1983.



Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Beautiful quality, lovely, warm, faded walnut color, finials and plinths later, later mirror plates, secret drawers flanking center section of interior, lifting and age cracks to veneers commensurate with age, areas of tearing to veneers along lines of construction underneath, minor losses to molding, age cracks to sides, brasses possibly original, blocks to feet later.


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters

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