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Lot 231: ATTRIBUTED TO J.S. HENRY, LONDON INLAID REVOLVING BOOKCASE 61cm wide, 79cm high, 61cm deep
October 26, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ATTRIBUTED TO J.S. HENRY, LONDON
INLAID REVOLVING BOOKCASE
the bowed square top marquetry inlaid to the angles above open bookshelves to four sides, each with inlaid panels, the whole raised on revolving base
61cm wide, 79cm high, 61cm deep
In good overall condition, good colour
Bookcase is a little wobbly on base and does not sit perfectly flat
There is a small age split running from the edge into one inlaid corner, with a further small loss to the veneer in the same area and some scuffing to the edge of the corner; there is a small knock to the inlaid detail (in the same corner)
One or two small old scores to the top surface
Remainder of bookcase and base in good order, old marks, scratches, scuffs and minor age splits here and there consistent with age and use
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