early c19th regency period mahogany 'breakfront' library bookcase

Early C19th Regency period mahogany 'break-front' library bookcase.


| $4,493 USD | €3,673 EUR

Item Ref

ML 1912


Early C19th Regency period mahogany 'break-front' library bookcase.
Elegant Regency period mahogany library bookcase of restrained design and compact proportions fitted with original decorative brass diamond-lattice brass grille doors . The uprights or stiles with panelled reserves of figured 'fiddle-back' mahogany. The raised top centre-section flanked by lower-height wing sections of breakfront outline .
The top sections each with a simple moulded cornice and corresponding waist mould , the whole raised on a plinth base. All doors fitted with original brass knob pulls , brass interior door bolts and locks , supplied with original key . The centre section fitted with reeded gilt-brass dividers or 'slamming strips ' to the upper and lower pairs of doors.
Fitted with all original removable shelves , each with a moulded front edge .
The reverse constructed with original chamfered edge 'fielded' panel backboards .
In good original condition with a consistent rich colour and patination . Minor losses to brass 'buttons' of the brass grilles .
Built in the traditional manner comprising 4 sections for ease of movement and transportation .
H 82"
W 85"
D (ends) 9"
D (centre) 12"
England c. 1815
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: ML 1912


Height = 208 cm (82")
Width = 215 cm (85")
Depth = 31 cm (12")

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