Regency Period Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase

A Regency period / 19th century mahogany Breakfront Bookcase of small size in the manner of George Smith, having a dentil blocked moulded cornice with anthemion crests and central gadrooned platform above arched glazed centre doors and rectangular side doors, the inside lined with pale yellow moire fabric with adjustable glass shelves; also retains its original wood shelves. The lower section having a decorative brass and ebony inlaid strip to the front, above paneled side doors and oval fields to the centre doors, revealing further adjustable shelves; on a moulded plinth.
Circa: 1820
Period: Regency
Origin: English
Width: 66 inches
Depth: 22 inches
Height: 7′ 9 1/2 inches (93 1/2 inches)
Stock #: F802-12513


Additional Information:

Provenance: Private English House Hampshire


Overall Design Inspired by:
George Smith, A collection of Designs for Household furniture and Interior Decoration
London 1801

Related Drawing In
Edward T. Joy
English Furniture
1800 -1851
London 1977
Page 81

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