Lot 579

George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

early 19th century, broken arch pediment with Greek key molding and plume finial, paneled doors, upper case fitted with shelves and drawers, lower case with fall front door, fitted interior with tooled leather writing surface, configuration of drawers flanked by fluted quarter columns, bracket feet, 97 x 51 x 24 in.

Provenance: Collection of David Bahlman and Howard Klosterman


pediment with restorations, plume finial likely associated, resurfaced, cabinet doors with small areas of wear and infilled restoration, later tooled leather writing surface, replaced pulls, returns with filled separations, scattered patches and restorations to feet and base molding, other general wear expected with age and use

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Collection of David Bahlman and Howard Klosterman