Lot 24: GEORGE III CHINESE EXPORT PADOUK BUREAU 18TH CENTURY 99cm wide, 109cm high, 53cm deepPlatinum House
October 4, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE III CHINESE EXPORT PADOUK BUREAU
the slant front opening to an arrangement of stepped tiers of shelves, pigeon holes and columns, over a long drawer, two short drawers, and two further long drawers, raised on bracket feet
99cm wide, 109cm high, 53cm deep
- old breaks and patched repairs above slant front lock, also on top drawer and one other drawer lock
- multiple large ring stains and marks throughout
- lower panel of fall front is replaced
- cockbeading lacking in places
- feet replaced
- back boards split
- old marks and scratches consistent with age and use
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