George III mahogany breakfront bookcase, the pierced, scrolled broken pediment above a partially inlaid, stepped molding, above a fluted frieze centered by foliate swags, with paterae to the four corners, above a pair of glass mullioned cabinet doors flanked on each side by a further conforming cabinet door, each enclosing an ivory silk-lined interior with three adjustable shelves, on a base with a fluted frieze above four paneled doors, each centered by an oval, on a plinth base Provenance: Bought from Stair & Company, New York in 1968; Christie’s “Important English Furniture” sale, 2008.
Height: 98 in. (248.92 cm)
Width: 74 in. (187.96 cm)
Depth: 21.5 in. (54.61 cm)
Style: George III (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Mahogany, Oak, Pine
Place of Origin: England
Period: Late 18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1790
Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Early Finish refreshed.