Stock Code: 1815 - SOLD
Description: A fine Sheraton period mahogany & satinwood inlaid secretaire bookcase with retaining superb original colour, patina and of elegant proportions. The moulded cornice with dental mouldings above satinwood inlaid frieze. Below a pair of doors with arched astragal glazing with radial fanning veneers to the door frame and inset bone escutcheons, open to reveal adjustable book shelves. The flamed mahogany panelled secretaire drawer opens to reveal an interior with an arrangement of ten satinwood banded drawers and an inset leather writing surface. Below a pair of oval panelled, satinwood inlaid and radial veneered doors open to reveal an arrangement of storage slides. The bookcase is supported on the original shaped bracket feet.
Condition: Excellent. The bookcase has been cleaned and waxed, minor repairs to chipped veneers. Brassware and feet believed to be original.
Country of Origin: England
Origin/Age: English, George III; circa 1790
Provenance: From a private residence in Fernhurst, Surrey.
Dimensions: Height 90.00 inches (228.60cm) Width 47.00 inches (119.38cm) Depth 23.00 inches (58.42cm)