• Item: Bookcase
• In the style of Green man
• Circa: 1870
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Solid oak
• Width: 3ft 6”
• Carved Moulded top
• Stunning floral and fruit carvings
• Bacchus (God of Wine) face carvings
• Adjustable shelves
• Adjustable wooden shelf bars
• Original plinth base
• Fantastic colour and patination
• Original condition
• Excellent quality
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality English Victorian carved Green man design solid oak open bookcase, measuring 3½ft wide, constructed during the Victorian period, circa 1870, with good colour and in excellent original condition. The bookcase has been traditionally French polished by hand in our workshop; therefore, the finish and colour are in excellent condition. Incorporating single plank top with a carved moulding, the bookcase is decorated with fine quality floral leaf carvings, incorporating carved fruits. The bookcase frame also depicts facial carvings of “Bacchus”, the Greek god of wine and fertility. The bookcase consists of three adjustable shelves, decorated with carvings. The original wooden bars can be moved up or down to adjust the height of each shelf. The bookcase stands on a carved moulded plinth and retains its original backboards.
The bookcase features a rich dark oak colour. It has a fantastic colour and patination having been cleaned and French polished, along with the years of care and cleaning it has received.
This Victorian open bookcase would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the office or living room. It would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional.
This Victorian oak carved bookcase is in excellent original condition. The bookcase has been traditionally French polished by hand in our workshop; therefore, the finish and colour are in excellent condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant, considering the age of the item. The bookcase stands on its original plinth and retains its original plinth base and backboards. The shelves and adjustable wooden bars are all intact (none are missing). The item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 110.3cm or 43⅜” or 3ft 7⅜”
External Width = 106.5cm or 42” or 3ft 6”
External Depth = 32.7cm or 12⅞”
Shelf Depth = 20cm or 8”
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