A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BONHEUR DU JOUR (4484201)

A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BONHEUR DU JOUR (4484201)

c. 1785 England

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A fine late 18th century plum pudding mahogany and ormolu mounted bonheur du jour, the inverted shaped brass galleried upper section with a central section book shelf above two short drawers with turned brass handles flanked by two cupboard doors quarter-veneered in tulipwood and fitted with four small drawers to the right, the writing surface above a single frieze drawer with later drop ring handles enclosing a baize- lined writing slide, the whole raised on elegant square tapering legs terminating in later brass castors.

Price: £50,000-£100,000
Norman Adams Ltd, London
Private collection, London.
'The Antique Dealers Fair & Exhibition', Grosvenor House, London, June 1969 with Norman Adams Ltd.
C. Claxton Stevens & S. Whittington, 18th Century English Furniture, The Norman Adams Collection, London, 1983, p.155, illus.
Exhibition catalogue, 'The Antique Dealers Fair & Exhibition', Grosvenor House, London, 1969, illus. p. 17.


Dimensions
Height 103.50 cm (40.75 inches)
Width 79.50 cm (31.30 inches)
Depth 53.50 cm (21.06 inches)
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