Philip Colleck, Ltd Established 1938
Antique English Furniture

Rare William & Mary/Queen Anne Period Red Japanned Bureau Bookcase, retaining the original Vauxhall beveled mirror doors above a fitted slant front desk section, with two short and two long drawers below and standing on four turned bun feet, with overall gilt chinoiserie decoration with figures and landscapes with diaper pattern English, c.1700
Very Fine George II Solid Mahogany Architectural Bureau Bookcase, Attributed to Giles Grendey (1693-1780), having a broken pediment with dentils above two cartouche shaped mirror doors retaining the original mirror plates, and having a slant front fitted desk section, above four graduated drawers with cock-beading, on shaped ogee bracket feet and retaining the original brass hardware.
English c.1745

There is a Giles Grendey (1693-1780) labeled clothes press illustrated in 'The Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840', by Christopher Gilbert, Furniture History Society, 1996, page 433 with identical cornice, shaped mirror insets and moulded bracket feet. The high quality of this piece is further indicated by the use of walnut for the interiors drawer linings as well as the fine quality of the gilt brass ring pulls, hinges, handles and keyhole surrounds.
A George III mahogany breakfront, having an architectural broken pediment over a dentilled cornice over glazed mullioned doors enclosing shelves, having a central writing slide above four panelled doors on a plinth base.
English, c. 1780
A rare and important Queen Anne burl walnut bureau bookcase having a molded broken arched pediment, above a pair of arched beveled border glass mirrored doors, enclosing adjustable shelves above an arrangement of eight drawers; with two candle slides above a slant front desk section fitted with nine drawers and cubby holes above two short and three long drawers on bracket and bun feet.
English c. 1705

Provenance:  Made for and acquired from Walton Hall, Derbyshire
Very fine Sheraton rosewood and satinwood secretaire cabinet with a bookshelf super structure above a finely fitted interior desk section with a cupboard and shelf below.
George II Mahogany Bureau Bookcase, Attributed to Giles Grendey, the upper section with dentil molded swan's neck pediment with flowerhead terminals and centering a foliate and shell carved punchwork cartouche, the molded cornice above a pair of shaped fielded panel doors with leaf tip carved edges and a fall front opening to a polished writing surface and an interior fitted with blind fret carved valanced drawers forming arches above pigeonholes and small and large drawers, with two short and three long cockbeaded drawers, raised on replaced  bracket feet. English circa 1740

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