circa 1790 - 1800
George III 18th century Sheraton satinwood inlaid secretaire dwarf bookcase.
The inlaid and cross-banded two-door bookcase above a secretaire chest is fitted with lozenge-shaped gilt-brass grills, glass panels and a mahogany fitted shelf. The breakfront bookcase sits above a concealed fitted satinwood secretaire drawer complete with a leather writing surface. Below there is a two door cupboard fitted with divisions to one side and a single fitted shelf to the other side.
The highly figured secretaire chest has West Indian satinwood veneers cross-banded with tulipwood, ebony stringing with faded mahogany lozenge-shaped inset panels and satinwood cross-bandings. The secretaire breakfront bookcase is fitted with the original oval shaped gilt brass handles, and stands on the original satinwood inlaid feet.
Original price £12,750.00
Height 151.00cm (59.45 inches)
Width 83.00cm (32.68 inches)
Depth 50.00cm (19.69 inches)
Stock No: 10459