c19th george ii style decorated and parcelgilt astragal glazed bookcase

C19th George II style decorated and parcel-gilt astragal glazed bookcase.



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C19th George II style decorated and parcel-gilt astragal glazed bookcase. Very impressive mahogany-constructed 2-door bookcase/cabinet decorated with a period-inspired dark green and gilded scheme. Dramatically-scaled twin glazed doors with gilt-highlighted glazing bars enclosing a 5 fixed-shelf interior. The carved cavetto and 'egg and dart' cornice with parcel gilt decoration , above a dentil mould . A Chippendale-inspired 'card-cut' blind-fret frieze beneath . The plinth base carved with period-style parcel gilded flower-head design moulding. The majority of the glass panes almost certainly mid C18th, with some old replacements.
In excellent aged period-style paint finish, incorporating mid C18th period doors.
A practical and stylish cabinet with striking visual presence.
H 82"
W 58.5"
D 17.5"
England c.1850
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML159


Height = 208.2804 cm (82")
Width = 148.5903 cm (59")
Depth = 44.4501 cm (18")

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