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18th Century English Antique Library Bookcase Attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
Located in Dublin, IE
A magnificent George III period seven door breakfront library bookcase. Constructed in the finest quality figured mahogany, having a moulded cornice above seven astragal glazed doors...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Italian early 18th century Baroque Walnut Secretary-Bookcase
Located in Troy, NY
Italian secretary with beautiful, thick walnut radica veneer, wonderful color, ebonized moldings, most likely retaining the original mirror plates. The two upper doors open to reveal...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

18th Century Swedish Baroque Period Secretary with Library in Original Paint
Located in Wichita, KS
A Swedish Baroque period slant-front secretary from the 18th century in two parts with arched cornice and shaped apron. Brass hardware and original locks, circa 1770. The paint has b...
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Swedish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Brass

English Mahogany Hepplewhite Step Back Bookcase
Located in Wilson, NC
The interior of this bookcase has three adjustable shelves with carved shaping on the front edges. The back of the upper half exposes four framed panels. The top has a working lock a...
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English Hepplewhite Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

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Brass

Mid 18th Century Mahogany and Gilt Display Bookcase
Located in London, GB
An attractive mid-18th century figured mahogany display bookcase with gilt gesso mouldings throughout having dentil moulded cornice above shaped glazed doors and paneled cupboard doo...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Louis XIV French Walnut Armoire or Vitrine
Located in Austin, TX
A stunning 18th century armoire that combines the Louis XIV and the Louis XV styles. Purchased in the Rhone Valley, the armoire is made of solid dark walnut with a gorgeous patina. T...
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French Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Walnut

18th Century Green-Gray Painted French Buffet Deux-Corps
Located in Houston, TX
18th century green-gray painted French buffet deux-corps: painted in a soft muted green-grey accented by a secondary color of cream-ivory. Two-piece buffet features lower two-door...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Wood, Wood

18th Century George III Mahogany Bookcase Secretary, Georgian, 1780s
Located in Roma, RM
English Bookcase, George III, circa 1780, mahogany wood, in good condition but in need of restoration. Fantastic example of English craftsmanship for this type of furniture. Carefu...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Venetian Bureau Bookcase
Located in London, GB
This is a fabulous antique Italian bureau bookcase, made in Venice, circa 1750. It has been made from the finest burr walnut with walnut crossbanding and boxwood inlaid lines. The ...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Satin, Mirror, Boxwood, Walnut

George III Chippendale Period Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase
Located in London, by appointment only
George III Chippendale period mahogany breakfront bookcase. Having a moulded and dentilled cornice above a fluted frieze, enclosed by a pair of glazed doors flanked by fluted and st...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

English Queen Anne Style Oak Antique Secretary Desk with Bookcase, 18th Century
Located in Shippensburg, PA
While usually a piece that is composed of older elements does not interest us, this is such a rich and interesting form that was so well executed that it is difficult not to carry it...
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English Queen Anne Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Brass

18th Century George II Mahogany Secretary Bookcase
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A magnificent English 18th century Chippendale secretary bookcase of exceptional detail. The composition is marked by a robustness and architectural quality that is complimented by i...
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English Chippendale Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

French Provincial 1780s Walnut Bibliothèque with Glass Doors and Open Shelf
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French Provincial walnut bibliothèque from the late 18th century, with glass doors and open shelf. Created in France during the last quarter of the 18th century, this walnut bookca...
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French French Provincial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Walnut

Dutch 18th century Baroque Vitrine or Bookcase
Located in Troy, NY
Double door vitrine / bookcase with glazed doors, retaining the original glass and four shaped display-shelves, (likely for the display of a china collection). The shelves could easi...
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Dutch Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Oak

Large Mahogany Chippendale Period Breakfront Bookcase
Located in Brighton, Sussex
An important and very impressive 18th century Chippendale period mahogany break fronted bookcase, having dental moulding to the cornice, astragal glazed doors above three large friez...
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English Chippendale Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Italian Carved Walnut Cherub Lions Bookcase China Cabinet
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a wonderful carved walnut bookcase from Italy. Look at the incredible carving and quality of this bookcase. Notice the mythical creatures and cherubs and lions that adorn thi...
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Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Walnut

Antique Bibliotheque by F. C. Menant, Louis XVI Style 18th Century, French
Located in London, GB
Bookcase and display cabinet in walnut with refined hand carvings by François Claude Menant (1757-1793) France, Louis XVI period (and Restoration). Menant was accepted as a member of...
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French Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Alexander Roux Étagère
Located in New Orleans, LA
This magnificent rosewood American Rococo Revival étagère is attributed to Alexander Roux, a French immigrant to New York noted for his innovative and fashionable designs. This par...
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American Rococo Revival Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Rosewood

Stamped Boulle Cabinet by Nicolas Sageot
Located in New Orleans, LA
The marquetry technique perfected by master ébéniste André-Charles Boulle in the 17th century inspired the most gifted cabinetmakers of his time to embrace this remarkable craft s...
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French Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Brass, Ormolu

18th Century Georgian Antique Mahogany Bureau Bookcase
Located in Norwich, GB
18th century Georgian antique mahogany bureau bookcase having an ogee shaped cornice to the top section, the bookcase boasts the original mirror plates enclosing an outstanding fitte...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century French Louis XV Carved Walnut Bombe Secretary Bookcase
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Bordeaux, France, circa 1760, the antique "secretaire a abattant" with upper display shelving is built in two sections. The top part features a curved bonnet cornice with ...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Early 18th Century George I Highly Figured Walnut Double Dome Bookcase on Chest
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
An exceptional and original highly figured George I walnut double dome bookcase on chest, circa 1720-1730. To the bookcase, original surmounted walnut finials on moulded chimneys ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Rare Antique Original Painted Large Bookcase Display Cabinet, Italy Circa 1780-1
Located in Round Top, TX
It is rare to find an original painted bookcase of this quality, making this a special find. The original painted finish adds both grace and grandeur to this striking display cabinet...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Wood

18th Century Louis XV Italian Walnut Cabinet Secretaire Bookcase 1750
Located in Roma, RM
Trumeau with walnut paneling and bois de rose stitching, two upper mirrored doors, two small drawers, chest with seven drawers inside, four open compartments and one door, four lower...
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Italian Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Louis XVI Secretary Bookcase, South German 1780, Cherry
Located in Belmont, MA
Louis XVI secretary bookcase, South German 1780. Elegant and unique secretary bookcase with beautiful cherry veneer and Louis XVI style geometric inlays in king wood and maple. The ...
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German Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Cherry

18th Century Country French Bookcase, Bibliotheque
Located in Dallas, TX
18th century country French bookcase, Bibliotheque is a study in understated elegance, indeed! The bold arbalette crown, shaped like an archer's bow, is centered with a magnificent f...
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French Country Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Oak

Antique Georgian Period Mahogany Library Bookcase
Located in London, GB
This antique George III period mahogany library bookcase is in excellent original condition & has had no repairs, just a polish. It’s also free from any splits, warps or woodworm & i...
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British Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Original Painted English Bookcase
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Stunning 18th C original painted English pine bookcase, 1790. Dimensions: 68 inches (173 cms) wide 13.5 inches (34 cms) deep 95 inches (241 cms) high.
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Pine

18th Century George III Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase
Located in Essex, MA
George III mahogany breakfront bookcase, the pierced, scrolled broken pediment above a partially inlaid, stepped molding, above a fluted frieze centered by foliate swags, with patera...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany, Oak, Pine

American Regency Mahogany Églomisé and Inlaid Breakfront Bookcase C. 1790 Mass
Located in Charleston, SC
American Regency mahogany breakfront bookcase with a carved serpentine cornice, turned urn flame finials, checkered inlays, upper case with four hinged doors consisting of figural an...
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American Regency Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Gold, Brass

George III Mahogany Bookcase
Located in London, GB
A late George III Mahogany bookcase, the moulded cornice above frieze hung with gothic pendants, the gothic glazed doors with astragal bars moulded as cluster columns, above base wit...
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European George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Lacquered and Gilded Bookcase, 18th Century, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Ancient bookcase with open shelves, lacquered with powder blue and blue colors, molure with golden inlays, lacquered sides, built in the late 1700s, for an Italian house. Of great v...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Wood

18th Century George III Mahogany Inlaid Irish Bookcase Cabinet 1780s
Located in Roma, RM
Irish bookcase, Georgian era, circa 1780, mahogany and inlaid with fruit woods. Marvelous proportions and exceptional quality are the woods used for its creation, neither too flamed ...
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Irish George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Georgian English Small Mahogany Bureau Bookcase
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A delightful 18th century mahogany bureau bookcase of Attractive small proportion having dental cornice above single Gilt framed shaped mirror door to top and well figured flap Ab...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

George I Walnut Bureau Bookcase Cabinet
Located in Lymington, GB
An English early-18th century walnut bureau bookcase / cabinet. George I period, circa 1725. All surfaces retaining good color and patination. The top section with a bold swan-neck ...
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English George I Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Small Early Georgian 1780-1800 Mahogany Secretaire Bureau Bookcase
Located in London, Greenwich
Small early Georgian 1780-1800 mahogany Secretaire bureau bookcase. Very unusual to have such a fine quality Georgian bookcase and it to be so small, particularly its width.  
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British Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Small Size Mid-18th Century Mahogany Bureau Bookcase or Cabinet
Located in Lymington, GB
A small mid-18th century mahogany bureau bookcase or cabinet. Circa 1740. This diminutive bureau bookcase - also sometimes referred to as a ladies cabinet - is of rare architectural...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Magnificent Italian Cabinet with Roman Ionic Columns and Original Paint
Located in Atlanta, GA
An 18th century open shelving display and closed storage cabinet from Italy, with fabulous Roman Ionic column details and retains it's original paint and gilt accents. This antique c...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Wood

Antique Georgian George II Figured Walnut Bookcase Bureau Secretary Desk, 1740
Located in Portland, OR
A very fine antique George II figured and inlaid walnut bureau bookcase/secretary, circa 1740. The bookcase secretary being in two parts, the upper bookcase having a stepped crown wi...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Pair of Irish Bookcases
Located in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Wonderful pair of 18th century painted Irish bookcases. Brass grill to the doors, 1790. Top interior depth - 9.5" Dimensions 57 inches (145 cms) wide 17 inches (43 cms) deep ...
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Irish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Pine

18th Century Norwegian Carved Oak Bureau Bookcase
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Stunning and rare Norwegian Baroque oak bureau bookcase, circa 1760. Comprising of 3 sections due to the monumental proportions. Top section with shaped cornice, below which th...
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Norwegian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Oak

George II Period Mahogany Bureau Cabinet
Located in Lymington, GB
An 18th century mahogany bureau cabinet of impressive architectural form and lovely rich color. George II period, circa 1740. The top surmounted by a bold architectural pediment an...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

George II English Mahogany Bureau Cabinet Bookcase
Located in Lymington, GB
An impressive English bureau cabinet / bookcase / secretary, with secret compartments. In mahogany and parcel gilt. In the manner of Giles Grendey (1693-1780). Mid-18th century, Ge...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Chippendale Period Mahogany Library Bookcase
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
An extremely good quality mid-18th century Georgian mahogany Chippendale period library bookcase, or cabinet, having Greek Key moulded cornice over superbly figured panelled cupboa...
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English Chippendale Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Small Scale 18th Century French Louis XVI Period Palisander Bookcase or Vitrine
Located in Fayetteville, AR
Standing at 51 inches in height, this small scale late eighteenth century French Louis XVI period palisander bookcase or vitrine features its original hand blown glass doors. The doo...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Bronze

Fine Antique 18th Century Rosewood Bureau Bookcase
Located in Norwich, GB
Fine antique 18th century rosewood bureau bookcase having a magnificent top section with a shaped moulded swan neck pediment, two shaped doors both with original mirrors which open t...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Rosewood

English George III Polychrome Decorated Secretary in the Chinoiserie Taste
Located in Dallas, TX
An English George III polychrome decorated secretary executed in the Chinoiserie taste, late 18th century, the superstructure with mullioned doors opening to fixed shelves above the ...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Wood

18th Century George III Period Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Antique breakfront bookcase with four blind doors below four astral glazed doors, this bookcase is made of very fine mahogany which has attained a lovely color and patina with slende...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Italian Walnut 18th Century Library Bookcase Panneling
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A good late 18th century Italian neoclassical library room panneling. This room consists of one central bookcase with a tympan centerpiece. At both sides angle cabinets with hand blo...
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Italian Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

18th Century Sheraton Satinwood Bookcase
Located in London, GB
A fine antique late 18th century Sheraton period satinwood secrétaire bookcase, crossbanded throughout and of attractive small proportions, having solid moulded cornice above crossba...
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English Sheraton Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany, Satinwood

18th Century French Louis XV Walnut Sideboard Plate Rack
Located in Traversetolo, IT
Beautiful 18th century French Louis XV walnut sideboard plate rack, original brass hinges, key escutcheon plates and pulls, fine carved door, shaped apron, elegant front legs ending...
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French Louis Philippe Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Lacquered Bureau Bookcase Piedmont, Italy, Mid-18th Century
Located in Milano, IT
Bureau bookcase composed of a cupboard with two doors and drop-leaf door with inner compartments as a base and upper case with shelves and two doors. Poplar interiors. The piece is m...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Walnut

Superb Quality 18th Century Mahogany Bureau Bookcase
Located in Martlesham, GB
A superb quality 18th century mahogany bureau bookcase, having a wonderful pierced broken arch pediment with a decorative turned and fluted finial at the centre above a pierced friez...
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European Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Mahogany Bureau Bookcase
Located in Martlesham, GB
18th century mahogany bureau bookcase with a nice moulded cornice with dentil moulding, the top section having two astrigal glazed doors with three adjustable shelves inside, the bur...
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British Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Italian Neoclassical Painted Bookcase
Located in Dallas, TX
18th century Italian neoclassical painted bookcase is a marvel of architecture inspired by the masters of ancient Greece and Rome! The boldly molded crown transitions to dentil trim ...
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Italian Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Wood, Wood

English George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase with Original Brasses, circa 1790
Located in New Orleans, LA
English George III mahogany secretary bookcase with original brasses (circa 1790).
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Georgian 18th Century Mahogany Bureau Bookcase Cabinet
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A very attractive and good quality George III period mahogany bureau bookcase having unusual castellated and carved cornice above pair of 13 pane astragal glazed doors, superbly fi...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

Late 18th century Swedish oak painted bureau bookcase
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Stunning baroque swedish painted bureau bookcase circa 1780. Comprising of 2 parts. Top section with a beautiful deep scrolling cornice, below which the double doors open to 3 she...
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Swedish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Bookcases

Materials

Oak