Antique French Walnut Bookcase or Bibliotheque

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

Antique French bookcase, or bibliotheque as the French would call it. Constructed from solid French walnut circa 1900 and was exceptionally well maintained for the last 100 years. In fact, it was so nice all it called for was good coat of wax.
The bookcase was found in the town of Reims, located in the Alsace-Champagne region of France.
  

Details

  • Condition
    Good. Beautiful unrestored condition.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    89.5 in. H x 55.25 in. W x 19 in. D
    227 cm H x 140 cm W x 48 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82434970563
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2006

Typical response time: 1 hour

Located in Chicago, IL

More from this Seller

Antique French Bookcase in Solid Walnut
Antique French Bookcase in Solid Walnut
Unusually narrow for an antique French bookcase, or as they prefer to call it, a bibliotheque. Made from solid walnut around the turn of the century and was very well maintained and was...
Antique Italian Rococo Bookcase or Cabinet
Antique Italian Rococo Bookcase or Cabinet
This unbelievable carved bookcase, was found in the home of a retired antique dealer, who resided in a small rural French village, in the south of France. Every item in her home, showca...
Antique French Bookcase and Desk
Antique French Bookcase and Desk
Antique French formal library bookcase from the Restauration period, that slotted between the Empire and Louis Philippe time line of 1815-1830. This was a reaction against the monumenta...
French Tack Cabinet or Potential Bookcase
French Tack Cabinet or Potential Bookcase
French tack cabinet from a vineyard in the South of France near the town of Bezier, circa 1880-1900. The sliding doors still have their handmade French wavy glass, and we have gone thro...
French Specimen Cabinet or Bookcase, circa 1891
French Specimen Cabinet or Bookcase, circa 1891
The village of Varennes-sur-Allier was the home of a monastery built in 1891 called; Maison des Freres Maristes and was closed in 2015. In one of the children’s classrooms stood a pair ...
Antique French Louis Philippe Style Bookcase
Antique French Louis Philippe Style Bookcase
Antique French Louis Philippe style bookcase, in mahogany and in an unusual petite size, which should make it easy to fit almost anywhere. The French bookcase was received in such a nic...
French Vitrine or Specimen Cabinet, circa 1891
French Vitrine or Specimen Cabinet, circa 1891
The Village of Varennes-sur-Allier was the home of a monastery built in 1891 named; Maison des Freres Maristes. In one of the classrooms stood a pair of immense cabinets, one with glass...
French Glazed Burled Walnut Cabinet w/2 Drawers
French Glazed Burled Walnut Cabinet w/2 Drawers
Rosewood, Walnut
French burled walnut glazed cabinet or bibliotheque with awesome carvings, 2 locking lower drawers, and black accents, too. This fine cabinet will definitely change a room with its exqu...
French Louis XVI Style Curio or China Cabinet
French Louis XVI Style Curio or China Cabinet
Mahogany
French Curio Cabinet, in the style of Louis XVI. Our Old Plank restoration department, carefully removed the old tired finish of the French curio cabinet, without the use of any chemica...
Antique English Burl Walnut Bookcase, circa Late 1800s and Correctly Restored
Antique English Burl Walnut Bookcase, circa Late 1...
Burl
We located this late 1800’s, exquisite antique English “Burl Walnut and Birds-Eye Maple” bookcase, or bibliotheque, if you prefer, in a small village in Southwestern France. Each piece ...
Opulent Antique French Glazed Crotch Mahogany Cabinet w/Hidden Drawer
Opulent Antique French Glazed Crotch Mahogany Cabi...
Outrageously opulent antique French crotch/flamed mahogany glazed bibliotheque, whatnot case or china cabinet with awesome exotic burled wood, a hidden lower drawer, and bonnet top, to...
Antique French, Heavily Carved Oak Hunt Cabinet with Intricate Fox Crown
Antique French, Heavily Carved Oak Hunt Cabinet wi...
Oak
Heavily hand-carved, solid oak antique French hunt cabinet with features of animal and foliate themed designs, highlighted by the scrolled and pierced cornice with a centralized carving...