fine early c19th george iv period mahogany breakfront library bookcase

Fine early C19th George IV period mahogany breakfront library bookcase .


| $15,434 USD | €14,036 EUR

Item Ref

ML 227


Fine early C19th George IV period mahogany breakfront library bookcase.
Capacious four-door figured mahogany library bookcase with moulded profile bar-glazed cabinet upper section fitted with original mahogany shelves on adjustable ‘ladder-racking’ . Fitted all original glass to each of the 18 pane doors with exceptional ‘movement’ and atmospheric ‘faults’ .
The four-door cupboard base having panelled doors with inset moulded edges and shaped ‘cusped’ corners .The two door centre section enclosing 2 further original adjustable shelves. The two end cupboard doors each enclosing a bank of four graduated polished mahogany drawers with inset flush brass handles.
The detachable moulded cornice of restrained design with a banded frieze . The whole raised on a plinth base . Original panelled back .
The doors to the centre of the upper and lower sections of the bookcase fitted with a brass dividing strip . Fitted with original doors bolts , all doors fitted with working locks and keys (some old replacements).
In excellent original condition, with a rich colour and patina to the figured mahogany.
Minor historic marks to flat surface of the stepped waist section commensurate with age ,use and purpose.
Has been sympathetically cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
*NB . The price includes VAT at the standard rate , which would be recoverable by a VAT registered company .
H 98”
W 79”
D 19”
England c.1825
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 227


Height = 245 cm (97")
Width = 198 cm (78")
Depth = 48 cm (19")

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