• Item: Two Door Bookcase
• Period: William IV
• Circa: 1835
• Provenance: England, United Kingdom
• Wood: Figured Mahogany
• Foliate scrolling pediment (relief cared with gilded cockerel)
• Original glass & brass beading
• Original working brass door latches
• Original working brass lever door locks (with keys)
• 3 height adjustable / removable shelves
• Two door short cupboard below (with shelf)
• Moulded door panels to base
• Shaped pilasters to base
• Working brass lever door lock to base with key
• Original moulded plinth
• Original panelled backboards
• Fantastic original polish and patination
• Stunning quality
• Dismantles into 2 sections for easy access
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique Victorian William IV figured mahogany two door glazed bookcase, circa 1835, in excellent original condition. This bookcase comprises a detachable foliate scrolling pediment with relief carvings and gilded cockerel, above two large glazed doors, which retain the original mahogany beading and glass panels. The right-hand door retains the original brass strip and working brass lever lock with key. The top section incorporates three adjustable height shelves, which can also be removed if necessary. The top section sits on a short cupboard base, with two lovely figured mahogany panel doors, incorporating the original brass working lever lock with key. The interior retains the original shelf. The door panels are flanked with pretty pilasters and stands on its original block plinth. The back of the bookcase retains its original boards. The bookcase dismantles into three sections (pediment, glazed top and base) for easy transport and access into the house.
This antique mahogany bookcase features a rich mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms, especially the office or library. It would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional.
This antique mahogany bookcase is of fine quality and is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges, but nothing significant, considering the age of the item. The glazed cabinet doors boast the original glass, which is in excellent condition. All doors, to both base and top, retain their original working latches and locks with working keys. As the bookcase boasts the original French polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination. The item is solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height with cornice = 228cm or 89¾” or 7ft 5¾”
Top Height (with cornice) = 155.9cm or 61⅜” or 5ft 1⅜”
Base Height = 72.1cm or 28⅜” or 2ft 4⅜”
External Width (base) = 123.6cm or 48⅝” or 4ft ⅝”
External Depth (base) = 41.6cm or 16⅜” or 1ft 4⅜”
Top shelf depth (cabinet) = 24.8cm or 9¾”
Bottom shelf depth (base) = 31.5cm or 12⅜” or 1ft ⅜”
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