FINE GEORGE III MAHOGANY BOOKCASE
In three parts, glazed doors opening to shelves, the lower section fitted with a pair of cupboard doors, England, 18th c. and later; 122" x 98" x 22"; Literature: Macquoid, Percy and Edwards, Ralph. London: Country Life. The Dictionary of English Furniture, 1924. Vol. I, p. 94, fig. 38
Sale Price: $15,000
Estimate: $12,000 - $18,000
With previous restorations, repaired breaks to cresting at center, later veneers to doors, age cracks to sides of upper and lower sections, veneers to lower level replaced, left side with later veneers, losses and breaks at back left corner, shrinkage and lifting to veneers.