late c18th george iii period mahogany office or estate cabinet with original gilded lettering

Late C18th George III period mahogany office or estate cabinet with original gilded lettering .


Price

£2,850
| $3,519 USD | €3,200 EUR


Item Ref

ML 234

Description

Late C18th George III period mahogany office or estate cabinet with original gilded lettering.
The figured mahogany panelled two-door top-section enclosing an arrangement of drawers , adjustable shelves , divider compartments and pigeon-holes. The bank of drawers with original scripted gilt-lettering and fitted with lacquered brass inset handles. The doors polished on the inside, fitted with original gilt-brass hinges, brass and steel bolts , lock and key, with a central reeded brass strip .
The five long-drawer chest base section, painted with original gilt- letter indices . The drawer fronts fitted with turned mahogany knob-pulls . The mahogany-lined and cock-beaded edge drawers all fitted inside with sectional dividers , the whole raised on bracket feet. The flat top with a cross-banded edge and skirting-board overhang to rear .
Surmounted by an elegant stepped and moulded cornice .
In excellent original condition with a rich colour and patina.
A Georgian period cabinet of rare form and design, by repute having been removed from the offices of Lloyds Insurance Company, Cornhill , London. Acquired by the previous owners during the 1950s .
H 95
W 48
D (base) 26
England c.1800
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 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 .
www.leesantiquesworcester.com.
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 234


Dimensions

Height = 288 cm (114")
Width = 120 cm (47")
Depth = 65 cm (26")



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