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Lot 1249: Fine George II burl walnut secretaire bookcase, 18th century, In two parts, the upper section with molded breakfront cornice over twin

International Sale: Antiques & Decorative Arts

Platinum House

by Freeman's

October 11, 2012

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: Fine George II burl walnut secretaire bookcase

18th century

In two parts, the upper section with molded breakfront cornice over twin mirrored cupboard doors etched to show a crown; the lower section with fallfront desk opening to reveal a series of pigeonholes and drawers, above four graduated long drawers flanked by fluted canted corners, raised on shaped bracket feet.

H: 88, W: 44, D: 25 in.

Condition Report: Probably elm, not walnut.
Good color.
Old scuffs, marks and scratches consistent with age and use.

Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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