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Lot 0032
George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

late 18th century, oak secondary, two part form, later upper case with applied dentil and cove molded cornice over two glazed and astragal molded hinged doors, shelved interior, base with molded fall front lid opens to reveal a divided and drawered interior with central prospect door, flanked by faux fluted column document drawers, over four graduated and cock beaded drawers, raised on shaped bracket feet.
85 x 41.5 x 22 in.
A nice example with diminutive proportions and a rich warm patina throughout.
Private Collection, Chapel Hill, NC
Additional high-resolution photos are available at LelandLittle.com


Likely a marriage, top later than the desk; fall front lid with half-inch cut and repair by hinges across width; warp to lid; drawer runners rebuilt; some small brass pulls missing; one lock detached but present; crack to right and left side foot facing; some light surface scratches.

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George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

Estimate $25 - $25,000
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