early c19th late george iii period mahogany secretaire bookcase

Early C19th late George III period mahogany secretaire bookcase .


| $2,178 USD | €1,781 EUR

Item Ref

ML 2010


Early C19th late George III period mahogany secretaire bookcase .
Well-proportioned mahogany bookcase with decoratively glazed 2-door cabinet over a 2-door panelled cupboard base with a fitted fall-front secretaire writing drawer .
The drawer and cupboard fronts all inlaid with a fine ebony line with geometric ‘cosss-over’ square corners. The cupboard base fitted with a single sliding tray shelf , the whole raised on splay bracket feet with a shaped apron .
The well-fitted secretaire writing drawer with multiple interior drawers and pigeonhole compartments, the drawers with maple veneered decorative fronts and turned ivory knob handles . The fold-down secretaire drawer-front interior writing surface lined with the original green felt baize . The exterior of the drawer fitted with original brass ring handles and circular back-plates.
The glazed bookcase top fitted with 3 adjustable ‘ladder-rack’ interior mahogany bookshelves with moulded fronts , enclosed by astragal glazing with fine moulded bars of ‘lancet’ arched design and original glass . The sides of the cabinet with reeded vertical moulded uprights . The moulded cornice above of restrained and elegant design .
The top and bottom doors each fitted with original reeded and patinated brass ‘slamming’ strips
In excellent original condition with a rich consistent colour and patina. Has been cleaned and waxed in our workshops, ready to use .
The bookcase top and cupboard base both fitted with original working locks and keys .
H 86”
W 40”
D 21” (base)
D 13” (top)
England c.1810
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 2010


Height = 215 cm (85")
Width = 100 cm (40")
Depth = 33 cm (13")

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