A GEORGE II MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE (4410141)
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE (4410141)

A GEORGE II MAHOGANY BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE (4410141)

c. 1755 England

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A mid 18th century Chippendale period carved mahogany breakfront bookcase of outstanding colour and patination, having a dentil moulded open pediment top with central platform above two small doors and one large centre door all with honeycomb pattern glazing bars, the small doors applied with an acanthus carved truss. The lower section with four beautifully faded mahogany panelled doors with Gothic quatrefoil blind fret and corner paterae, revealing two adjustable shelves at each side and to the centre; terminating in a moulded plinth base.

Note: A china cabinet of identical design and probably en suite with the bookcase is illustrated in ‘Country Life’ magazine, 3 June 1999.

Price: £100,000 +
H. C. Baxter & Sons, London;
Hotspur Ltd., London;
Private collection, London.
‘Country Life’ magazine, 3 June 1999, p. 79; advertisement by Hotspur Ltd.
Dimensions
Height 265.00 cm (104.33 inches)
Width 164.00 cm (64.57 inches)
Depth 51.50 cm (20.28 inches)
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