Live Auction

The Fine Sale - Day Two

Sun, Apr 28, 2019 11:00AM EDT
Lot 671

Fine George III Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase, in the Manner of the Workshop of Thomas Chippendale

Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

The dentil molded cornice of break-front outline, above a conforming body with four glazed paneled doors fitted with shelves, above the lower section fitted with eight short drawers flanking a pair of cabinet doors, raised on a plinth base; handles are associated.

7 ft. 5 in. x 7 ft. 3/4 in. x 23 1/4 in.

Note: A model with similar glazed upper section and handles was offered at Christie's, London, Dumfries House, July 12, 2007, as from the workshop of Thomas Chippendale.

Property from the Repository of a Distinguished Businessman


In restored condition with typical scuffing, age cracks, nicks and surface scratches. Age cracks to the pair of cupboard doors, and back panels. Minor patches and veneer replacements throughout. Handles are associated. Impressive scale.