19th Century French Bibliotheque in Mahogany

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Superb bookcase from Napoleon III period in Louis XVI style.
Gorgeous solid mahogany so called Bird's eye with a French polish
finish. Beautiful brass filets moulding on top front and bottom.
Each side is adorned by a diamond shaped bronze dore decor
representing mascaron and mythological animals. It opens by two
front doors, having glass covering 70% of them. The original key is
actionning a "cremailliere" lock which will move steel stems top
and bottom for easily and safely closing. Resting on 4 feet, the two
front ones in "toupie" shape. Inside has five adjustable (original) wooden shelves covered in front by a mahogany veneer.
Its relatively small size and its important storage capacity added to its superb appearance, make this bibliotheque a very attractive piece of furniture.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Louis XVI
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    84 in. H x 45.5 in. W x 15 in. D
    213 cm H x 116 cm W x 38 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU92025780163
About the Seller

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Located in Charleston, SC

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