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Lot 1015: AN IRISH GEORGE III MARQUETRY AND PENWORK DECORATED SATINWOOD SECRÉTAIRE CHEST, CIRCA 1785, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MOORE OF DUBLIN |

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by Sotheby's

October 26, 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • AN IRISH GEORGE III MARQUETRY AND PENWORK DECORATED SATINWOOD SECRÉTAIRE CHEST, CIRCA 1785, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MOORE OF DUBLIN |
  • AN IRISH GEORGE III MARQUETRY AND PENWORK DECORATED SATINWOOD SECRÉTAIRE CHEST, CIRCA 1785, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MOORE OF DUBLIN |
  • AN IRISH GEORGE III MARQUETRY AND PENWORK DECORATED SATINWOOD SECRÉTAIRE CHEST, CIRCA 1785, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MOORE OF DUBLIN |
  • AN IRISH GEORGE III MARQUETRY AND PENWORK DECORATED SATINWOOD SECRÉTAIRE CHEST, CIRCA 1785, ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MOORE OF DUBLIN |
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Description: the fall front drawer enclosing an arrangement of pigeon holes above one long drawer flanked by eight short drawers with ivory handles and replaced baize lining, over four long drawers, the reverse with inscription Charlotte E*** / Feb 22 1865restorations

Condition Report: This piece is in conserved condition. with marks and scratches consistent with age and use, especially around the handles which have been remounted and to the surface of the drawer fronts and the top. There are losses to the cockbeading and small losses & replacements to the veneers. Feet reduced in height. The secretaire will require a new baise top which has a significant age crack to the interior and losses to the ivory handles. Escutcheon lacking to the lock of fall front. Penwork decoration faded. An attractive academic lot.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance: Probably supplied to William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (1738-1809);
Thence by descent

Dimensions: 97cm. high, 77.5cm. wide, 51.5cm. deep; 3ft. 2in., 2ft. 6½in., 1ft. 8in.

Saleroom Notice: This lot contains ivory. US regulations restrict the import of elephant ivory and prohibit the import of African elephant ivory. Sotheby's will not assist buyers with the shipment of this lot into the US.

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