• Item: Victorian burr walnut bookcase
• Period: Victorian
• Circa: 1860
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Width: 6ft
• Breakfront shape
• Bead moulded top
• Four glazed doors
• Original working brass locks & key
• Adjustable shelves
• Adjustable brass shelf pegs
• Original plinth base
• Fantastic colour and patination
• Original condition
• Excellent quality
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a stunning quality English Victorian burr walnut bookcase, with a breakfront design, incorporating four glazed doors, circa 1860, in excellent original condition. The Victorian bookcase comprises a lovely “breakfront” design with a decorative figured walnut top, decorated with fine bead moulding, with a further bead moudled strip to the frieze, just above the doors. The burr-walnut bookcase comprises four working doors, which retain the original glass, hinges and original working brass lever locks with key. The glazed doors are decorated with shaped burr walnut panels, secured by fine quality beading. The doors open to reveal two shelves to each section, which can be adjusted in height, using the brass thumb shelf pegs. The Victorian burr walnut bookcase stands on a moulded breakfront plinth and retains its original backboards.
This Victorian burr walnut bookcase boasts a rich nut-brown burr walnut colour. As it boasts the original patination, it has a fantastic colour; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This Victorian burr walnut bookcase, would look good in either a traditional or contemporary setting, in a formal office setting or for everyday use in a living room. It would certainly grace any home or office and are a great investment, as it is extremely functional.
This is a stunning quality English Victorian burr walnut bookcase, with a breakfront design, incorporating four glazed doors, circa 1860, in excellent original condition. The Victorian bookcase has been cleaned and French polished to a professional standard in our workshop, there the colour and patination is of an excellent standard. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant, considering the age of the item. The doors retain their original brass working lever locks (with a key), original brass locking pins and hinges. The Victorian bookcase stands on its original plinth and retains its original doors along with the original backboards. The shelves and brass adjustable pegs are all intact. This glazed bookcase is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 118cm / 46½” / 3ft 10½”
External Width = 184cm / 72½” / 6ft 0½”
External Depth = 37cm / 14½” / 1ft 2½”
Central Total Shelf Height = 95.5cm / 37½” / 3ft 1½”
Central Shelf Width = 86cm / 33⅞” / 2ft 9⅞”
Central Shelf Depth = 27.5cm / 10⅞”
Outer Total Shelf Height = 95.5cm / 37½” / 3ft 1½”
Outer Shelf Width = 42.5cm / 16¾” / 1ft 4¾”
Outer Shelf Depth = 22.5cm / 8⅞”
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