Circa 1840, early Victorian mahogany three door cabinet bookcase. The cornice tapers on the top, is flat on the front and then concave beneath with sections of mahogany added to give an unusual and stylish look. Beneath this are three large rectangular glazed doors with curved canted corners on the top. There are two elongated tapering and fluted pilasters on either side of the centre door with a carved finial top and a faceted base. Beneath the base is a moulding which follows the form of the columns and this runs around all three doors. Inside are four adjustable shelves in each section. The base of the bookcase has three cupboard doors with lovely flame mahogany panels. Between the doors are carved roundels and unusual beading in the centre. Inside is single shelf which is adjustable. All standing on an enclosed plinth. The bookcase breaks down into several pieces for ease of movement. Excellent condition with working locks.
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