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George III Sheraton Period 18th Century Satinwood Inlaid Secrétaire Dwarf Bookcase

George III Sheraton Period 18th Century Satinwood Inlaid Secrétaire Dwarf Bookcase

England

circa 1795

The inlaid and cross banded satinwood two-door bookcase above a secrétaire 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 secrétaire 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 secrétaire chest has West Indian satinwood veneers cross-banded with tulipwood, ebony stringing with faded mahogany lozenge-shaped inset panels and satinwood cross-bandings. The secrétaire breakfront bookcase is fitted with the original oval shaped gilt brass handles, and stands on the original satinwood inlaid feet.

Height 151.00cm (59.45 inches)

Width 83.00cm (32.68 inches)

Depth 50.00cm (19.69 inches)

Stock No: FCS459

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