This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

To be exhibited at

BADA 2020

About the dealer

Open by appointment and at fairs (see also under The Edenbridge Galleries, Edenbridge, Kent)

About the object

A Superb Quality Mid 19th Century Mahogany Library Bookcase 
Having Dentil Cornice Above Pair Of Attractive Astragal Glazed 
Doors To Top And Well Fitted Secretaire Drawer Above Three 
Long Drawers With Replaced Brass Handles Flanked By Fluted 
Canted Corners To Base Raised On Elegant Original Ogee 
Bracket Feet

(This fabulous bookcase is an exceptional example of its type. Retaining
mostly original glass panelling to the doors it is not overpoweringly large
which is a very practical and unusual feature of bookcases made in this 
period and style. It is beautiful blind fretwork carved decoration to the 
secrétaire drawer and a good quality interior. Of course the secretaire drawer
would originally have been intended for the purpose of being leaned on for
writing brief correspondence. The mahogany used within the construction of
this bookcase is of the highest grade and even the drawer linings are constructed 
from solid, polished mahogany which again is a nice sign of quality. The handles
are later replacements but through the holes of the original handles and in all
honesty they suit the bookcase extremely well. The elegant ogee feet are of course
original. Overall the bookcase is in excellent condition and would be a great addition
to any room in the home or office.)

Circa 1750

Height - 83.5in
Width - 49.5in
Depth - 23in

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