Interiors, Day 2: Furniture, Carpets, Clocks & Works of Art | 06 December 2017

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Lot no.

530

Ω A Regency mahogany secretaire bookcase , circa 1820

Unsold

Est: £400–600

Ω A Regency mahogany secretaire bookcase , circa 1820, in the manner of George Bullock, with ebony inlaid decoration, the secretaire drawer enclosing an arrangement of drawers and pigeonholes around a central cupboard, 234cm high, 130cm wide, 62cm deep

Provenance : Formerly part of the collection at Dinton Hall, Buckinghamshire
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Marks, knocks, scratches, abrasions consistent with age and use,
With two keys, one operating the fall the other opperating neither the glazed doors nor the lower cabinet doors,
Some chips and losses and replacements to veneers,
The glazed doors appear to have previously been lined (probably with silk) there are small holes to the interior of these doors where the fastenings would have been, they do not detract from the outward appearance of the piece,
The baise with wear to the interior of the fall,
Some wear and nibbled losses to the timber around the lock to the doors (glazed and lower) where the lock has rubbed due to not being unlocked,
The top surface with a ring mark in one corner,

Interiors, Day 2: Furniture, Carpets, Clocks & Works of Art

Wednesday 06 December 2017, 10.00am

Donnington Priory
Oxford Road
Donnington
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 2JE

Viewing

Sunday 3 December
10am - 2pm
Monday 4 December
9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 5 December
8.30am - 4.30pm
Day of sale from 8.30am

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