Huge, 15 Foot Antique Glazed Bookcase, English, Mahogany, Victorian, Circa 1880

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Material Mahogany
Width (cm) 459.50
Depth (cm) 45.50
Height (cm) 146.50
Product Code ‌18.7648

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This is a very large antique glazed bookcase. An English, mahogany breakfront library cabinet, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. Truly arresting proportion at a width of 15 feet Displaying a desirable aged patina throughout Select mahogany presents fine grain interest Deep russet hues beam beneath a quality wax polish finish Prominent, tiered crown end cabinets host a pair of shelves 136" wide display surface ideal for reading lamps or ornaments Six central cabinets - four with glazed doors and a pair of decorated field panels Carved emblems with Scottish overtones grace the pleasingly thick field panels Inset oval pattern along the top apron accentuated with carved flowerhead patera Scrolling vine carvings adorn the breakfront aprons flanked by pyramid carvings Repository labels to rear add further period interest Standing upon a deep plinth base with tiered profile - sectioned for ease of moving This is an impressively large antique glazed bookcase, with incredible proportion and quality finish throughout. Set for the very grandest of rooms, this breakfront bookcase is a desirable proposition for those with treasured book collections. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home library or institution. Dimensions: Max width: 459.5cm (181'') Max depth: 45.5cm (18'') Max height: 146.5cm (57.75'') Top surface width: 346cm (136.25'') Top surface depth: 39.5cm (15.5'') Top surface height: 117.5cm (46.25'').

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