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English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts/Old Master Paintings

by Doyle New York

January 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST

New York, NY, USA

Live Auction

Lot 491: Dutch Neoclassical Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Bureau Bookcase Cabinet

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Dutch Neoclassical Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Bureau Bookcase Cabinet
  • Dutch Neoclassical Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Bureau Bookcase Cabinet
  • Dutch Neoclassical Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Bureau Bookcase Cabinet
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Description: Dutch Neoclassical Gilt-Metal Mounted Mahogany Bureau Bookcase Cabinet
Late 18th century
In two parts, the upper section with a triangular pediment centering a platform with dentil molding and acanthus carving, above a pair of mirrored doors opening to shelves flanked by engaged reeded columns headed by Corinthian capitals, the lower section with a curved front opening to a polished writing surface and a mirrored prospect door flanked by secret drawers, pigeonholes and small drawers flanked by canted stiles headed by goats' heads with rings and pendent foliage. Height 8 feet 3 inches (2.51 m), width 56 inches (1.42 m), depth 27 inches ( 68.6 cm).

Condition Report: Beautiful quality, overall good restored condition, lovely faded color to timber, minor losses to dentil molding and cornice, upper section lacking shelves, veneer loss to bottom left corner of upper cornice below engaged column, the left mirror plate appears to be replaced, right mirror plate with oxidation and crystallization, especially to the bottom, age cracks to lower section, flap with repaired break to veneer at upper right corner, age cracks to veneers commensurate with age, minor lifting, escutcheon lacking cover to slant front, bottom of slant front with plugged holes from screws of hinge to inside, age crack and tearing to veneer to right side below slant front, restoration and losses to bead and reel cockbeading surrounding drawers, bottom drawer does not close completely, and therefore sits proud of case, minor losses to veneers of base


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