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Sale 2005 Lot 24

George III Mahogany Bookcase

19th century, the broken swan's-neck pediment above an acanthine-carved central panel and bound laurel bands over a blind fret band, over two intricate astragal-glazed doors, the lower section fitted with two paneled cupboard doors, each with scrolling foliate shield carving, above an imbricate-carved apron on ogee-molded bracket feet.
h. 105", w. 54-1/2", d. 19"

Estimate $4,000-7,000

**In very good polished and restored condition. The piece exhibits normal shrinkage, mars, wear and minor past repairs.

The base is tight and sturdy with no movement exhibited in its joints.

Locks present with one key.

The top has filled shrinkage cracks on each of its sides.

Two shelves in the upper section. One shelf in the base.

Sold for $5,250
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