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

Price: $8,450.00
Product ID : SEC00172

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Overview

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.

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.

Details

OF THE PERIOD
George III

PLACE OF ORIGIN
England

DATE OF MANUFACTURE
1770

PERIOD
Late 18th Century

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Polished Mahogany, Carved

CONDITION
Good. 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

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Description

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. 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. Details OF THE PERIOD George III PLACE OF ORIGIN England DATE OF MANUFACTURE 1770 PERIOD Late 18th Century MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Polished Mahogany, Carved CONDITION Good. 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

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