Lot 224: George IV Mahogany Bookcase Cabinet
January 25, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
George IV Mahogany Bookcase Cabinet
In two parts, the upper section with a molded cornice, above a pair of glazed doors now lined with book spines and opening to shelves, the projecting lower section fitted with a frieze drawer over a pair of book spine mounted doors opening to shelves, both sections with flanking reeded stiles, raised on a conforming plinth. Height 6 feet 11 1/2 inches (2.12 m), width 37 inches (94 cm), depth 16 inches (40.6 cm).
C Property from the Collection of Bennett and Judie Weinstock
Overall fair restored condition, cornice with replaced right front corner, frieze lacking molding on all sides, book spines to top and bottom sections later, old marks and scratches, frieze drawer handles replaced, age cracks to sides, scuffs to feet
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