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A wooden stand with open slatted adjustable leaf supports that form a "V" when open, designed for storing unmounted prints, drawings, watercolours maps etc. They were usually made in mahogany and in use in England from the Georgian to the Victorian periods.
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A vintage eight drawer plan cabinet in Victorian Ash, circa 1940s, the deep shallow drawers each with pairs of ribbed timber pull handles and centred with card holders, the interior of each drawer with a full width hinged metal paper guard; raised on a rec

An antique eight drawer plan cabinet in Victorian Ash, late 19th to early 20th century, the cabinet with a mitred top with a tooled ox blood leather insert above eight shallow drawers each with pairs of metal cup handles and raised on a plinth base. Height

A seven drawer plan cabinet in Victorian Ash, circa mid 20th century, the deep cabinet with a low gallery to the rear, with shallow drawers each with metal cup pull handles and small metal frames for holding identification cards. Height 91 cm. Width 94 cm.

An early Victorian mahogany folio stand, circa 1850 the ratcheted railed sides supported on twin pedestal supports terminating in splayed legs joined by a turned stretcher on bun feet 117 cm high, 76 cm wide, 69 cm deep. Property from the Collection of Dam

A Victoria burr walnut folio cabinet by Gillows the folio holder with double easel action and sliding mechanism above a pair of plain glazed doors enclosing shelves, raised on a plinth base stamped to the top of the right hand door: Gillow. Width 135 cm, d

A rare Victorian burr walnut folio cabinet with locking fall-front doors to either side

An Australian plan chest, 19th century, with one deep drawer and six shallow drawers. 86 cm high, 94 cm wide, 55 cm deep

Oregon pine plan cabinet, c.1900, with 18 drawers, brass handles. Height 147 cm. Width 151 cm; 87.5 cm. Provenance: Greenhill Gallery

A good 20th century black Japanned bureau bookcase in the George II style, by Maitland-Smith limited, the broken arched pediment with three urn finials over a pair of arched doors enclosing an elaborately fitted interior with pigeonholes above drawers, doc

A kauri pedestal library desk, early 20th century, the rectangular leatherette-lined top above three frieze drawers and a pair of pedestals, each with four drawers, the opposing side with a long frieze drawer above a pair of folio cabinets, on a plinth bas

An Australian oak plan cabinet in two sections with panelled sides, seven drawers with lockable inclusions 144 cm wide, 96 cm deep, 112 cm high

A George IV rosewood folio stand, the adjustable folio stand supported on turned columns and spayed feet, raised on bun feet with recessed castors. Width 70.5 cm x. Depth 61 cm x. Height 108 cm

A substantial William IV mahogany library bookcase, circa 1830, the imposing carcass with carved scrolled motifs throughout comprising five compartments each with individual standard sized shelving with leather bound edging to all and raised upon a further

A large mahogany plan chest, the black leather writing surface above a pair of panelled doors flanked by canted corners with fluted pilasters on a plinth base. Width 335 cm. Depth 109 cm. Height 101 cm

A large Victorian oak folio stand, with reeded frame and brass quadrant support, on square section columns and sledge feet. Width 122 cm. Depth 76 cm, 116 cm in diameter

A Victorian mahogany folio cabinet, the double ratcheted top with green leather surface rising on a double easel support, the front with a pair of plain glazed doors enclosing shelves, the sides and reverse panelled. Width 109 cm. Depth 79 cm. Height 83 cm

A near pair of late Regency rosewood folio stands, with adjustable ratcheted sides on trellis end supports United by turned stretchers on gilt metal lion paw feet and castors. Width 73 cm. Depth 69 cm. Height 110 cm

A rosewood artist's easel, converted from a folio stand, the adjustable easel on plain supports and down curved legs joined by a turned stretcher. Width 69 cm. Depth 69 cm. Height 161 cm

A Victorian camphorwood and brass bound secretaire campaign chest, the top plan drawer above a central fitted secretaire drawer, flanked by two short and one deep drawer above three long drawers on turned bun feet. Width 105 cm. Depth 48 cm. Height 117 cm

A George III secretaire estate cabinet, by Matthew Horne and dated, 1791, the upper section with dentil cornice above a pair of cut corner panelled doors enclosing an arrangement of drawers, pigeonholes and folio divisions, the lower section with a secreta

A rare pair of late George II oak estate cabinets, the upper sections with cavetto moulded cornices above pairs of deeply fielded panel doors enclosing pigeonholes, the lower sections with pairs of similar doors enclosing adjustable folio divisions, brass

A William IV rosewood folio stand, the arched pierced adjustable top with brass hinges above a three division canterbury base on carved scrolled acanthus leaf carved base. Width 90 cm. Depth 56 cm. Height 126 cm

A fine mid Victorian light oak and ebonised folio cabinet made by Gillows, the folio holder with double easel action above a pair of plain glazed doors enclosing shelves and flanked by fluted columns with overlapping leaf carved capitals, the sides with tw

A substantial cedar five drawer plan chest 89 x 182x xx 77 cm Inserted brass handles, on short turned feet. A cedar example is rare. Provenance: Private Collection, NSW

William IV rosewood folio stand with slatted folding sections, end columns and out swept supports

An impressive 19th century oak library table the top with tooled green leather inset, the frieze decorated with chamfered panels, folio drawers to each end, the legs with turned decoration. Length 235 cm. Width 150 cm. Height 77 cm

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