Magnificent Antique Library Bookcase Mahogany 19th Century Oxford University

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Material Mahogany
Item type All
Width (cm) 378.46
Depth (cm) 43.18
Height (cm) 185.42
Dimensions H 185.42 cm x W 378.46 cm x D 43.18 cm
Product Code ‌SA00119

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Magnificent large and imposing antique 19th century Japanned mahogany Breakfront Library Bookcase England circa 1870, the corniced top above six glazed doors with Moorish style astragal glazed arches with three adjustable shelves to each section, a total above twelve shelves, over eight small drawers each with individual scenes of villages, rivers and mountains, raised on a plinth base with outset gilded columns, the whole bookcase gilded and decorated in Chinoiserie style in red lacquer, comes with four keys with tassels. Please note: This item comes apart and in three sections making moving and assembly easy. Provenance: From the private office of the president of one of the Oxford Colleges, Oxford University. Antique Oxford University Presidents Office Provenance 19th century Twelve shelves 4 Keys Mahogany Library bookcase Investment Practical & beautiful Dimensions: Height: 73” inches / 186cm Width: 149” inches / 380cm Depth: 17” inches / 45cm Delivery: Please read carefully Free delivery service is offered on this item when buyer pays full asking price, next day delivery is not possible with this item due to its size, please allow between 7-14 days delivery.

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