A Very Fine George III Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase with Tulipwood Banding

CIRCA 1790

Height: 97" Width: 86 1/2" Depth: 23 1/2"

Inventory Number 8214-336

Price

$120,000

Tearsheet

Description

The dentillated cornice with blind stop-fluted frieze over four glazed doors with octagonal mullions opening to adjustable shelves; the lower part fitted with a secretaire drawer simulated as two drawer fronts enclosing a leather-lined writing surface and arrangement of pigeonholes and drawers, over three graduated drawers all cockbeaded and with broad tulipwood banding set between panelled cabinet doors with floral roundels applied to the corners; on a plinth base.