George III period escritoire c 1790

George III period escritoire c 1790

A beautifully drawn English George III period best mahogany escritoire -bookcase. With fine Gothic lancet glazing, crossbanding to doors, original interior and ‘French’ swept bracket feet. Similar to designs published by Thomas Shearer c 1790 for bookcases in the French taste.

This item previously sold by Mrs E Stuart (grandmother of present owner of this business) of The Pines Antiques & exhibited Antique Dealers Association Fair 1970.

Also illustrated Australian Antique Collector p.33. Issue No.9, 1970.

Better than ever & hopefully off to another loving owner soon  for another 50 years.

Lovely colour and patina.

Width 145 cm x 55cm deep x Height 220cm

Price inc GST  $7,750