A George III satinwood secretaire bookcase

A George III satinwood secretaire bookcase

£18,500
Reference

1163

A fine George III satinwood, mahogany and rosewood crossbanded secretaire bookcase, the arched cornice with centre entablature, with a band of chequered ornament and boxwood stringing above Gothic pattern glazed doors resting on two drawers, above a fall-front secretaire drawer fitted with a combination of seven cedar-lined drawers with turned ivory pulls and pigeon holes, with three further drawers below retaining the original oval gilt decorated handles and standing on elegant splayed feet joined by shaped aprons.

Dimensions:

Height 225 cm / 88 "
Width 92 cm / 36 "
Depth 52 cm / 20 "
Year

circa 1785

Country

England

Provenance

1972 - Mrs B. de Hamel Acquired by John Bly Snr G. Cappelli 2007 - with John Bly Private US collection

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