Mahogany bureau bookcase, 18th century with alterations H208, W71, D46cm
Estimated at £80 - £120
Item is solid and free from woodworm, there are keys to operate all locks and does not appear to be altered.
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Auction: Antique & Modern Furnishings - Live Online, Thu, 17th Jun 2021
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