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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1035806: Small Georgian Mahogany Bureau Bookcase
small georgian mahogany bureau bookcase - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE BUREAU - DATED GEORGIAN
 

Small Georgian Mahogany Bureau Bookcase

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Christopher Buck Antiques Ltd.

A very fine and rare Georgian mahogany bureau bookcase of very narrow proportions and bearing an old label stating that it was exhibited at The Grsvenor House Antiques Fair in 1953. The open fretwork, swan-neck pediment with gilded scroll terminals above a stepped moulded cornoce and a serpentine shaped, gilded-edge ,mirrorrored door which encloses adjustable bookshelves. Below the door there are two cnadlestick-slides to allow light reflected from the mirror to light the room and the work surface below. The bureau base has a mitred-edge flap which encloses a fitted interior with drawers, pigeon holes and small compartments. This sits above four long drawers all fitted with the original rococco fire-gilded handles which are raised on ogee shaped bracket feet.
 
A very fine and original example with illustrious history. Sometimes called a "Ladies Cabinet" these are highly sort after, classic pieces of traditional English, Georgian furniture.
Internal Reference: 400325
Antique Number: SA1035806
Dateline of this antique is Georgian
Height is 217cm (85.4inches)
Width is 71cm (28.0inches)
Depth is 50cm (19.7inches)
Antique #SA1035806, showcased on this page, originates from the georgian Era. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
       The Georgian Era      
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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1035806
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