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    AN GEORGIAN OAK AND MARQUETRY SLANT FRONT SECRETARY BOOKCASE, circa 1780
    88 x 44 x 21 inches (223.5 x 111.8 x 53.3 cm)

    The secretary bookcase with a stepped crest framed by a key border with fluted columns to either side of the front, above two doors with radiating marquetry medallions and pierced key plates, opening to a long shelf above three rows of three shelves, a shaped apron drawer to the center row, above two smaller drawers, the exterior of the writing desk with a shell motif marquetry medallion, opening to an inset leather writing desk top and a series of shaped apron drawers above conforming compartments and a lower row of small drawers, all above two short drawers over three long drawers, raised on four bracket feet.


    Condition Report*: Slight nicking throughout, pitting to the wood to the top of the bonnet, otherwise with surface wear commensurate with age, top and bottom married.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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