Antique mahogany breakfront bookcase of lovely proportions & of very high quality. I would date it to around the 1890 period, but it may be older & it's also in excellent condition. All the doors have working locks, although I believe all the keys are different. This bookcase is solid mahogany throughout, with flame mahogany veneers on the front section. There is a dental moulding going around the cornice & under that are four astral-glazed doors. The adjustable shelves inside can fit into any of the grooves. The bottom cupboards are naturally deeper, with panelled door fronts & one shelf inside each compartment. This bookcase sits on strong, but elegant bracket feet. It comes into two sections, top & bottom. It's still quite heavy even in two sections, because of the quality.
Width - 67", 170cm
Depth - 14.5", 37 cm
Height - 82", 208 cm
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Height = 208 cm (82")
Width = 170 cm (67")
Depth = 37 cm (15")
About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1890. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Victoria, the only child of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Edward Duke of Kent, was the Queen of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Church Street Antiques of London.