Lot 1234: George III mahogany breakfront bookcase, 18th century, In six parts, with three glazed cupboard sections over three conforming lower sePlatinum House
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
George III mahogany breakfront bookcase
In six parts, with three glazed cupboard sections over three conforming lower sections, the central twin astragal glazed cupboard doors over twin panelled cupboard doors, flanked by single astragal glazed doors each above three graduating drawers, on plinth base.
H: 92, D: 25, W: 86 in.
Overall good finish
Old scuffs marks and scratches consistent with age
Handles replaced, signs of plugged holes to drawer fronts
Probably reduced in height
Cornice possibly later
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.