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Mahogany Secretaire Bookcase Of Good Colour


£4,250 | $5,659 USD | €4,816 EUR
Item Number: SA304407
Date of manufacture: 1800
Current Status: For sale
Seller: LVS Decorative Arts
This antique has been viewed 18 times in the past month with the most views from China.


A late 18thc/early 19thc mahogany secretaire bookcase of good patina (colour).
This bookcase comprises of a moulded cornice to the top with an inlaid frieze consisting of fine quality mahogany, boxwood & Kingwood.
This leads down to two glazed doors with arched astragals in the Gothic style opening up to three adjustable shelves.
The sides of the piece are mahogany and the back is of a pine panelled construction.
The lower section has a fully fitted secretaire drawer consisting of ten oak lined drawers, the drawer fronts being of mahogany with boxwood stringing.
There is also a central door of mahogany with boxwood stringing with an oval inlaid design with four pigeon hole compartments, two to each side of the door - inside this door a further small drawer can be found.
The writing fall is lined with baize and is in good condition and below this are three long graduated drawers.
The drawer fronts are of fine quality plum pudding mahogany with boxwood stringing and Kingwood cross banding surrounded by a mahogany cock bead.
The drawers are oak lined and have later brass handles which are in keeping with the age of the piece.
The piece has four bracket feet to the base, the front two being inlaid.
This secretaire bookcase is in good original condition, of sound construction and can go straight into a home.
Height: 89.75'' / 228cm
Width: 46.5'' / 118cm
Depth: 22.75'' / 58cm
LVS Decorative Arts is a family run business specialising in an eclectic mix of fine quality and decorative antiques from around the world.
Being members of LAPADA, the largest association for professional art and antiques dealers in the UK, we are committed in upholding the highest of standards.
All furniture is professionally restored to the highest of standards, using traditional methods by cabinet makers and polishers with a wealth of experience keeping the item in as original condition as possible and conserving original patina (colour) and materials whenever possible - we feel that quality restoration is paramount to the longevity of the piece.
Worldwide shipping available, please contact us for a free quote to include professional packing and fully insured services
Please note: viewing is 'By Appointment' only - please contact Liza a few days in advance to arrange
Payments are accepted by bank transfer or cheque
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Please bear in mind: antique items for sale may have some wear and marks commensurate with their age which adds to the character of the piece.
Thank you and we hope you find our stock interesting.
Internal Ref: LVS472


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1800.


Height = 228.6005 cm (90.0")
Width = 119.3802 cm (47.0")
Depth = 58.4201 cm (23.0")

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LVS Decorative Arts
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