An Antique Satinwood Bookcase
An Antique Satinwood Bookcase
An Antique Satinwood Bookcase
An Antique Satinwood Bookcase

In the manner of THOMAS SHERATON (c.1751-1806)

An Antique Satinwood Bookcase

c. 1890 England

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A Library Bookcase in the Manner of Sheraton and the Adam Brothers

Constructed in satinwood, line inlaid, and hand decorated in polychrome; of breakfront form, rising from swept bracket feet, the lower part having four lockable cupboards, enclosing a shelved interior; the central fielded panels adorned with Grecian urns issuing springtime flowers; the outer doors painted with two ladies from the ‘Cries of London’ series; the upper section with four lockable glazed doors, with elliptical astragals; over, a running ogee form cornice.
Circa 1890
Thomas Sheraton (1751-1804)
One of the triumvirate of great English Cabinet makers and designers, born in Stockton -on-Tees, settling in London in around 1790, he expressed his genius in the ‘ The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book’, in 1791, published in Quarto parts, which showed 113 plates of his quintessential designs, which combined delicacy, grace and a beauty unsurpassed in English furniture designs. Plate 40, design 5 shows glazing bars as seen on this piece.
Height 194.00 cm (76.38 inches)
Width 152.00 cm (59.84 inches)
Depth 44.00 cm (17.32 inches)
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Satinwood, polychrome

154 Kensington Church Street
W8 4BN

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