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Virginia 18th century bookcase on bureau attributed to the Martin-Frye school of Winchester. Broken arch scroll pediment with carved floral rosettes, applied arch string tympanum molding, arched stop-fluted quarter columns. The lower bureau features a pull out writing surface above four graduated drawers flanked by arch stop-fluted quarter columns, resting on ogee bracket feet. Retains the original surface. 93 1/4" H x 42" W x 23" D. Provenance Matin Hill / Spengler Hall of Strasburg, Virginia area, Shenendoah County. Condition: The piece survives in a wonderful state of preservation with original surface. Known restoration includes: very early break and repair with original piece to to central finial in the pediment, evidence of early finials on either side of the bookcase, early missing tympanum molding on the sides of the book case, one missing original brass escutcheon on right door of the bookcase, very old chip to left bookcase door near the bottom left hinge, brasses replaced with evidence of two earlier sets, evidence of later applied key hole escutcheon, 4 1/4" H repair to right foot facing, and 2 1/2" repair to left foot facing.