Double English Mahogany Sheraton Inlay Open Front Bookcase

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Double English Mahogany Sheraton Inlay Open Front Bookcase

Double English Mahogany Sheraton Inlay Open Front Bookcase

You are viewing a gorgeous double fronted English mahogany openfront bookcase with Sheraton inlay. I hope the photos do this stunning piece some justice, it is certainly more impressive in the flesh.

The piece has an air of classical refinement to the design with the clean lines and the pediment top. At the top is the draped garlands marquetry inlay in satinwood complemented by the horizontal lines to the front.

The great thing about these is their flexibility with the adjustable shelf system so you can store items of different sizes. Of course these are conventionally bookcases but you can also use them to showcase decorative items such as porcelain and bronze. They are indeed a perennial design classic and look great in both classic and contemporary interiors.

The bookcase is offered in perfect condition ready for home use right away and we will ship to anywhere in the world. The joints are solid and sturdy with no wobbles, the finish is lovely also.

We bought these from a dealer in Debenham and we will ship these to anywhere in the world.

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English Regency Sheraton Inlay Open Bookcase

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English Regency Sheraton Inlay Open Bookcase

English Regency Sheraton Inlay Open Bookcase

You are viewing a fantastic Regency bookcase in the typical Sheraton style. The bookcase is made from mahogany whilst the delicate inlay is made from softerwoods including rosewood and satinwood. The inlay work on this bookcase is particulary fine which is hopefully in evidence in the photos supplied.  The level of craftmanship and the amount of time and skill required to make an item such as this has to be appreciated. This piece has just come back from the restorers where it had a repolish so it is ready straight away for home use and is in near perfect condition.

Items such as these are a great investment as they will always appreciate in value and hence are a great family heirloom. In addition, aesthetically it really is very pleasing and will be an asset to your home.

Sheraton, Thomas (1751-1806), English furniture designer, and Baptist minister, born in Stockton-on-Tees. He appears to have lived in near poverty all his life. Around 1790 he began to work in London as a furniture designer and teacher of drawing. No furniture by his own hand has been identified; his reputation rests chiefly on The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, (1793-1794), a practical guide for cabinet makers and their clients which sums up the refined English Neo-Classical taste of the 1790s. It did much to disseminate what has become known as the Sheraton style, not just in Britain but throughout Europe and in North America.

Sheraton furniture is characterized by its careful, rectilinear proportions and fine workmanship. Chairs with mainly straight rails and small decorative tablets in the backs are typical; seats are given generously deep upholstery, while legs are tapered, straight or turned: not a cabriole is to be seen. Cabinet pieces have rounded corners, convex or concave shaping, with pilasters and fluting. Mechanical contrivances and tambour doors were much favoured and so were silks—in festoons and swags for beds, and in pleats behind the glass doors of cabinets. Mahogany, satinwood, and other finely figured hardwoods were used; marquetry decoration is restrained, sometimes giving way to painted flowers or classical subjects on the most exuberant pieces.

Sheraton’s Cabinet Dictionary (1803) was in line with the stricter archaeological classicism of the early 19th century, while his most ambitious work, The Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer and General Artist’s Encyclopedia had only reached the letter C when he died.

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Pair English Sheraton Mahogany Openfront Bookcases

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Pair English Sheraton Mahogany Openfront Bookcases

Pair English Sheraton Mahogany Openfront Bookcases

You are looking at a pair of English Sheraton style openfront bookcases hand crafted from the finest mahogany. This lovely pair are the perfect mix of decorative beauty and practical functionality to make for a vintage design classic. They look great in any room and they are able to store lots of items. I have a similar pair in my study and they are just a superb practical piece as well as being aesthetically very pleasing.

Ostensibly they are bookcases but of course you can use them to hold other items, they look particuarly good with decorative items – statues, vases etc – in them. However, for myself, being the bookish type my pair are crammed with nothing but lovely, fading works of literature in them.

The shelves are adjustable to suit meaty tomes or smaller paperbacks. The shelves work on a slat system so you can adjust them to whatever height you like for whatever you like, from ‘War and Peace’ to the ‘World’s Smallest Book of Poetry’ these bookcases are perfect.

The open fronts are Sheraton style, main body is mahogany polished to a high sheen with solid shelves The inlay is made from various fruitwoods – satinwood, rosewood, applewood – to create a beautiful affect. The fruitwoods are softer hence there use as inlay within the harder mahogany. The level of the craftmanship on these is absolutely superb, both strucurally in that they are very solid, and also with the intricacy of the inlay.

The close up pictures of the inlay work hopefully illustrates the level of craftmanship with patterns of scrolling branches, urns and flower motifs. They would be the highlight of any room and due to their solid construction will last for many generations hence making them a great investment.

They are in perfect conditon structurally and they have just come back from the restorers where they were repolished so they are ready for home use straight away.

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Pair English Regency Open Book Cases Bookcase Mahogany

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Pair English Regency Open Book Cases Bookcase Mahogany

Pair English Regency Open Book Cases Bookcase Mahogany

– Gorgeous pair of English Regency style waterfall bookcases
– Bookcases are open front – great for displaying books and other decorative items
– Bookcases hand crafted from mahogany
– Both bookcases offered solid and sturdy, wobble free ready for home use right away
– Will ship to anywhere in the world so get your quotes in quick

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Pair 7 ft English Regency Open Sheraton Bookcases Satinwood

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Pair 7 ft English Regency Open Sheraton Bookcases Satinwood

Pair 7 ft English Regency Open Sheraton Bookcases Satinwood

– Stunning pair of English Regency style bookcases in gorgeous satinwood
– We normally have similar bookcases in mahogany so it was a joy to find these in satinwood – perfect for modern interiors
– Bookcases feature intricate marquetry inlay in the shape of Sheraton classical motifs
– Each bookcase has adjustable shelves so you can display books and decorative objects
– These are solid and sturdy – wobble free and built to last
– Both offerd in great shape – ready for home use right away
– Classical pediment top like a Greek temple
– Viewings possible in our Hertfordshire warehouse please contact
– Will ship to anywhere in the world

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English Regency Corner Cabinet Satinwood Bookcase

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English Regency Corner Cabinet Satinwood Bookcase

English Regency Corner Cabinet Satinwood Bookcase

– Stunning English Regency style corner cabinet bookcase in satinwood
– Perfect space saving device as it slots neatly into the corner of a room
– Stands in at nearly seven feet tall
– Solid and sturdy, this is wobble free and ready for home use right away
– Will ship to anywhere in the world
– Bought from a dealer on London’s Pimlico Road

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Pair English Oak Farmhouse Bookcases Cabinet

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Pair English Oak Farmhouse Bookcases Cabinet

Pair English Oak Farmhouse Bookcases Cabinet

– Come view this in our Hertfordshire warehouse, just 25 minutes north of London
– Stunning pair of English oak farmhouse bookcases
– Lovely provincial look to these, perfect for that cosy farmhouse look
– Both offered in great shape and ample storage on these
– Hand carved details are exquisite
– Will ship to anywhere in the world

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Painted English Kitchen Dresser Bookcase Glass Fronted Cabinet

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Painted English Kitchen Dresser Bookcase Glass Fronted Cabinet

Painted English Kitchen Dresser Bookcase Glass Fronted Cabinet

– Gorgeous painted English kitchen dresser
– Top is glass fronted so great a display cabinet or to house crockery or other decorative pieces
– Further ample storage below with two drawers and cupboard
– Classy piece, every interior designers dream
– Please let us know if you would like to view this piece in our Canonbury Antiques Herts showroom, just 25 minutes north of London
– Offered in great shape ready for home use right away
– We ship to every corner of the planet – please get in touch for a shipping quote

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English Regency Breakfront Open Bookcase Mahogany Bookcases

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English Regency Breakfront Open Bookcase Mahogany Bookcases

English Regency Breakfront Open Bookcase Mahogany Bookcases

– Elegant and refined English Regency breakfront bookcase in mahogany
– Open bookcase so great for displaying all your thick tomes
– Ample storage with three shelved sections
– Shelves are adjustable height
– Lovely patina to the flame mahogany
– Offered in great shape, ready for home use right away
– Will ship to anywhere in the world – please email for shipping quotes
– Canonbury Antiques – longstanding London / UK antique dealers, in business for over firty years now
– Please fire away with any questions or shipping quotes – get in touch!

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English Walnut Breakfront Bookcase Sheraton Regency

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English Walnut Breakfront Bookcase Sheraton Regency

English Walnut Breakfront Bookcase Sheraton Regency

 
A Regency Sheraton style Breakfront Bookcase.
Finished in walnut.
The classical pediment at the top looks great.
Features marquetry inlay to the front, including Sheraton motifs and arabesques.
Purchased in Hailsham, Sussex.
Available in great condition.
Have a look at our showroom in Hertfordshire, just 25 minutes north of London.
Shipping available across the globe.
Dimensions are in inches
Width x Depth x Height
63 x 13 x 83

Dimensions are in CM
Width x Depth x Height
160 x 33 x 211

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