Circa 1870, exhibition quality Victorian oak four door cabinet bookcase in the classical style. The stylish Georgian style cornice has a broken pediment with carved flower heads in the centre and carvings of swags, over a stylish moulding and a convex frieze which is profusely carved with foliate. Beneath this are four glazed doors, all with turned capitals and fluted elegant columns which run down the front. There are four adjustable shelves on either side and in the centre are three adjustable shelves. The centre section has shorter doors and beneath this is an aperture with a bevelled mirror at the back. On the base are four further doors, the centre with geometric panels and foliate carving in the middle. The outer doors have rectangular panels and a classic carving in the centre of urns and flower heads. The pilasters have flattened capitals and fielded panel sections. The gables on the base also have fielded panels. Beneath the four doors is an ogee moulding, a shallow apron and stylish bracket feet. Excellent colour and condition.
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