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18th Century Secretaire Bookcase

18th Century Secretaire Bookcase


circa 1790 - 1800

George III 18th century Sheraton satinwood inlaid secretaire dwarf bookcase.

The inlaid and crossbanded 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 crossbanded with tulipwood, ebony stringing with faded mahogany lozenge-shaped inset panels and satinwood crossbandings. The secretaire 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: 10459


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