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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 545

George III Inlaid Mahogany Linen Press

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500

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British, late 18th century, in the Adam taste, composed of finely contrasting lightwood and darkwood veneers and inlays, upper case with scrolled rosewood veneered pediment over two oval paneled doors with rosewood banding and clover leaf spandrels, adjustable shelved interior, lower case with three graduated long drawers with rosewood banding and lightwood edges, set on tall French feet with shaped skirt centering an ebonized lyre motif, pine, oak, and elm secondary, 89 x 49 x 22 in.

Note: ?This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance: The Important Private Collection of a Rocky Mountain Couple


good restored condition, brasses replaced, original feet and skirt in good condition with minor repairs and some later blocking, typical warping at skirt drop, typical veneer flaws and repairs, retouch to ebonizing, other scattered minor retouch and distress at some laminations, possible rebuilding to some secondary surfaces (later finish and resurfacing)