George III Bureau Bookcase c.1770


Handsome George III bureau bookcase in oak and mahogany, fine quality and colour, C1770. Four long graduated drawers, covered fall flap lock, secretaire with a central cupboard flanked with an arrangement of six pigeon holes and six drawers, dentil cornice over astragal glazed doors with original hand-drawn glass enclosing two adjustable shelves and three further small drawers, raised on shaped bracket feet, candle slides, keys for locks.

Height 216 cm (85″), width 98 cm (38½”), cornice width 107 cm (42″), base width 103.5 cm (40¾”), depth 56 cm (22″), secretaire desk 62 x 94 cm (24½ x 37″), secretaire height 76 cm (30″).

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