Lot 519: GORDON RUSSELL (1892-1980) OAK BUREAU BOOKCASE, DATED 1956 92cm wide, 190cm high, 40cm deep
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GORDON RUSSELL (1892-1980)
OAK BUREAU BOOKCASE, DATED 1956
the upper section with two astragal glazed doors above a sloping fall with fitted interior and two short drawers with two cupboards below, raised on a plinth, branded maker's mark verso RUSSELL OF BROADWAY/ FEB 1956
92cm wide, 190cm high, 40cm deep
In general good condition. Top section with minor stain facing left side. Key available for locks. Evidence of very minor water damage to lower part of the top section. Mirrored back and glazing good. Leatherette skiver with minor stains. Patch of ink staining to fitted interior. Original handles. Scuffs and marks consistent with age and use.
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