February 12, 2021 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Irish Carved Figured Mahogany Bookcase Cabinet

probably mid 18th century, upper case with arched top centering a boldly carved lion mask, finely carved moldings, beveled glazed doors opening to adjustable shelved interior, lower case with figured mahogany paneled doors with carved molded surrounds opening to adjustable shelved interior, boldly carved gadrooned shell and leaf carved skirt, set on lion's paw feet, brass casters, 89-1/2 x 54-1/2 x 26 x 

Provenance:Estate of Robert K. Johnson, Aiken, South Carolina


brass carrying handles reset or replaced (patches at case sides from previous placement), probably period brass casters, scattered bumps and minor repairs at moldings, upper doors reglazed and possible restorations to interior shelves, original feet with some blocking possibly replaced, probable repair to one rear foot where structural rail is attached (patch and two plugged screws, other repairs to structural rail), other scattered typical molding flaws, wear, and minor repairs, case possibly reduced in depth

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
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