Philip Colleck, Ltd Established 1938
Antique English Furniture

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

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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.

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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.

Height: 7' 6 1/4" (90 1/4") Width: 47 1/4" Depth: 24 1/4"