GEORGE III SECRETARY BOOKCASE
Interior fitted for writing, glazed doors above, England, 19th c.; 97" x 46 1/4" x 21 3/4"
Sale Price: $1,375
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Overall a nicely proportioned piece. Probabal restoration to the fretwork. There are plugged holes in the upper sides and various patches/infill/variations to color throughout. Some glazed panels have been replaced. There is approximately a 7" loss to the lip of the flap (piece is present). There are age cracks and water stains to flap as well. Interior exhibits ink stains and valance for one pigeon hole is off but present. Hardware does not appear to be replaced. There are age cracks to drawer bottoms and lower left panel. Feet have possibly been reduced.