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A George III satinwood, mahogany and sycamore banded secretaire bookcase
circa 1790, attributed to Gillows
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A George III satinwood, mahogany and sycamore banded secretaire bookcase
circa 1790, attributed to Gillows
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A George III satinwood, mahogany and sycamore banded secretaire bookcase
circa 1790, attributed to Gillows
the writing drawer revealing a fitted interior of small drawers and pigeonholes with a replaced  tooled leather writing surface, the ebonised astragals enclosing, adjustable shelves
235cm. high, 102.5cm. wide, 51.5cm. deep; 7ft. 8½in., 3ft. 4¼in., 1ft. 8¼in.
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Catalogue Note

A design for a similar secrtaire bookcase with a fan shaped pediment, dated 1788, survives in the Gillows archives, as recorded in Lindsay Boynton, Gillow Furniture Designs, 1760-1800, 1995, p.170, fig.145. A closely related satinwood secretaire bookase, sold Sotheby's London, 15 November 196, lot 74

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