Description: A superb bureau bookcase in the manner of Thomas Chippendale, of nicely faded mahogany having a straight broken neck pediment with dentil moulding centered by a stop fluted urn with entwined ribbon carving and a spiral fluted finial.
The glass door bookcase has gothic astragals and two inside shelves with ribbon and rosette moulding above a fall front desk opening. The front desk opening reveals a fitted interior in superb condition with pigeon holes and drawers arranged around a central interior raised by stairs and flanked by blind fret pediments, parquetry floor, a mirrored rear wall and blind fret walls.
The central compartment can be removed and the back unlocked to reveal hidden drawers. The inside desk has a well that opens to first slim bureau drawer. Below are two single short drawers above two additional larger drawers. The whole is supported on ogee bracket feet.
Location of Origin: England
Dimensions: Height: 36'' Width: 48'' Depth: 20 ¼
Primary Classification: Decorative Arts and Furniture : Furniture : Case Pieces
Secondary Classification: All Works of Art By Theme : By Style / Period : Georgian