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Sale 2005 Lot 5

George III-Style Chinoiserie Bookcase

19th century, the ogee-molded cornice above six astragal-glazed doors, the lower section fitted with six paneled cupboard doors, raised on a plinth base, the whole accented with faux tortoise and polychrome gesso designs in the chinoiserie taste.
h. 93", w. 89-1/2", d. 16"

Estimate $5,000-8,000

**In very good condition. There is a small chip to the back edge of the mid-molding on the right side of the case. Minor scattered dings and imperfections consistent with age and use. Excellent decorated surface. Has a working key.

Sold for $8,438
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