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19th Century Swedish Gustavian Style Pine Library Bibliotheque Bookcase



Grand 19th century Swedish Gustavian style library bibliotheque two-part bookcase cabinet crafted from pine. The upper case features a large corniced gable roof decorated with acanthus scrolls. Fronted by four large doors with chicken wire windows opening to a large six shelf interior. The lower sideboard has matching doors with wire windows opening to a large storage area with pigeon hole cubbies. The case has a beautifully aged patina on the faded dove grey painted finish. The front is decorated with pilaster columns having carved acanthus and rosettes. The neoclassical Gustavian design is blended with a more informal farmhouse style that adds character and charm to the library. Impressive statement piece made on a grand scale over 10 feet high. From an estate in Santa Barbara, CA.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 121 in. (307.34 cm)Width: 113.5 in. (288.29 cm)Depth: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)
  • Style
    Gustavian (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th-Early 20th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Beautifully aged, distressed patina on the painted pine finish as seen in photos. Age appropriate wear and fading. Most original brass hardware is present but not operating.
  • Seller Location
    Rio Vista, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1555224040372

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About the Seller
Located in Rio Vista, CA

Erin Lane Estate is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and its team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California. Erin Lane Estate specializes in Hollywood Regency, McGuire, Chinese and Japanese pieces.

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