superior quality mid c19th mahogany library bookcase of broad proportions

Superior quality mid C19th mahogany library bookcase of broad proportions.


| $2,716 USD | €2,470 EUR

Item Ref

ML 199


Superior quality mid C19th mahogany library bookcase of broad proportions.
Glazed cabinet top 2-door cupboard base mahogany bookcase of good wide proportions. The glazed doors fitted original glass in gently arched-top panels , the 2-door cupboard base with conforming moulded-edge shaped panels.
The stiles of the sides of both sections with flattened pilaster uprights and each terminating with a well-carved architectural corbel to the tops and a classically-inspired architectural block to their bases.
The glazed top with 3 original adjustable mahogany shelves with original movable brass 'button' retainers and multiple height adjustment holes to the sides of the cabinet .
The top with a stepped architectural pedimented and moulded cornice . The whole raised on a plinth base . The reverse fitted with the original back-boards .
Fitted with all original brass-ware , locks , escutcheons and door bolts . Supplied with 2 original steel keys.
Excellent heavy quality grade of mahogany throughout, with original polished surface which has achieved a rich colour and patination.
H 93"
W 56" & 60" extreme
D 18.5"
England c.1850
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 40 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: ML 199


Height = 236 cm (93")
Width = 142 cm (56")
Depth = 47 cm (19")

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