A George II Mahogany Bureau Cabinet

CIRCA 1745

Height: 100" Width: 41.5" Depth: 25"

Inventory Number 8496-92

Price

$180,000

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Description

The moulded architectural pediment carved with egg-and-dart, leaf tip and dentil-carved mouldings with small central plinth, above a frieze applied with deeply carved acanthus scrolls centering a satyr's mask, the mirrored doors with later plates within a carved moulded edge opening to a fitted interior with drawers, open compartments and two ledger slides with stop-fluted carving, above three short drawers; the bureau with a fall-front enclosing a fitted interior, pigeon holes and short drawers; the lower part with long frieze drawer over a recessed compartment with arched paneled door flanked by fluted carvings, three short graduated drawers to each side; on bracket feet.