George III mahogany bureau bookcase

George III mahogany bureau bookcase
TitleGeorge III mahogany bureau bookcase 

StatusFor Sale 



Description / Expertise: George III mahogany bureau bookcase of Robert Adam style circa 1780, having a swan neck pediment over two doors inlaid with trompe l'oeil garlands emblematic of the Arts in boxwood and harewood with pen and ink detail, opening to adjustable shelves, the slope front base inlaid with a Grecian urn and with bellflower garlands, opening to a fitted interior with central cupboard door, secret compartment, pigeonholes and drawers, the front with two short and three long graduated drawers, all inlaid with acanthus scrolls and with parcel gilt swan neck handles, all raised on shaped bracket feet 

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