Sale 22AM01 | Lot 1127

George II/III Parcel-Gilt Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

Catalogue: American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
George II/III Parcel-Gilt Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

Lot Details

Lot 1127
George II/III Parcel-Gilt Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase
England, circa 1780
The dentil-molded open pediment above two mirrored cupboard doors opening to shelves, compartments and drawers, the lower section with slant lid opening to drawers and compartments centering a carved prospect door above three short drawers and three long graduated drawers, all flanked by fluted quarter columns on molded bracket base. Height 7 feet 4 1/2 inches, width 48 inches, depth 21 3/4 inches.


C The Christine Biddle Wainwright Collection

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $15,120 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Losses to small areas of cornice molding; minor cracks to pediment; finish disturbance near escutcheons; evidence that the top was screwed into the bottom at one point; minor patching to mid-molding; repair to upper right corner of lid; cracks to slant lid; some warping to back boards; minor age cracks and age appropriate wear; general wear, old marks and scratches; brasses replaced


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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $15,120 (includes buyer's premium)

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American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

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