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Unique George III Library Bookcase From Oxford College Circa 1820


£74,950 | $99,798 USD | €84,923 EUR
Item Number: SA529811
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Splendid Antiques
This antique has been viewed 57 times in the past month with the most views from Australia.


A magnificent one of a kind George III Japanned Breakfront Library Bookcase circa 1820, the six glazed doors with Moorish style astragal glazed arches above eight small drawers below each with individual scenes of villages, fisherman, rivers and mountains, the whole raised on a plinth base with outset columns, the whole piece gilded and decorated in Chinoiserie style in red lacquer, comes with four working keys with tassels, approx. 380cm wide x 45cm (deepest point at front) x 186cm high
Provenance: This piece has come directly from the Presidents personal office of one of the major Oxford colleges, aletter of provenance will be provided.
CONDITION REPORT: in excellent original conditionThis item separates into three pieces, the main central breakfront section is approx. 188cm (widest to the cornice area which projects slightly over the main bookcase), the two recessed side sections are 103cm each (also where the cornice projects over the sides of the main glazed bookcase).
Free delivery is offered within England & Wales, please allow between 7-14 days delivery, all other areas in the UK are by separate quote, please ask for price before buying.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 186 cm (73.2")
Width = 380 cm (149.6")
Depth = 45 cm (17.7")

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