Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase 1880

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Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase 1880

Victorian Mahogany Open Bookcase 1880

Mahogany 19th Century Open Bookcase.
Circa 1880
Standing on a plinth base with carved and fluted pilasters and a nicely worked blind fret frieze.
This piece comes with 4 fully adjustable shelves.
Size:
Height 44″ (112cm)
Depth 14″ (36cm)
Width 60″ (152cm)
Shelf depth: 11 1/2″ (29cm)

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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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Classic Regency Sheraton Inlay Open Bookcases Book Case

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Classic Regency Sheraton Inlay Open Bookcases Book Case

Classic Regency Sheraton Inlay Open Bookcases Book Case

You are viewing a beautiful pair of mahogany open front bookcases with adjustable shelves working on a slat stystem, which makes this very flexible in the type of items you store on the shelves. The obvious choice is to use this for books but you can make the shelves higher to store bigger, perhaps decorative, items. They are the ultimate in space saving stylish interior design and are particularly suited for the home study where they can be used to display all your favourite tomes. The dental break fronted cornice adds elevation and grandeur to this pair which are very colonial in style.

They are a solid pair and have a wonderful set of columns to either side of each bookcase. They are offered in near perfect condition ready for home use right 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 Open Sheraton Regency Mahogany Bookcases Bookcase

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Pair Open Sheraton Regency Mahogany Bookcases Bookcase

Pair Open Sheraton Regency Mahogany Bookcases Bookcase

– Viewings possible in our Hertfordshire warehouse – please contact for an appointment
– Gorgeous pair of English Sheraton style low openfront bookcases hand crafted from mahogany
– Hand crafted in England to centuries old traditions – will last for many generations
– Great investment – and family heirloom
– Intricate inlay work to the top includes classic Sheraton motifs – garlands, sashes etc
– The breakfront really gives this a regal look
– Adjustable shelves so you can fit different sized items – bigger books, decorative items etc
– This is a classic, practical piece – perfect for home offices, libraries.. – This is offered in great shape, solid, sturdy, wobble free ready for home use right away
– We will ship to anywhere in the world

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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

– 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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Pair Satinwood Regency Low Open Bookcases Open Front

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Pair Satinwood Regency Low Open Bookcases Open Front

Pair Satinwood Regency Low Open Bookcases Open Front

– Absolutely stunning Regency style bookcases in satinwood with Sheraton inlay
– Both are offered solid and sturdy, ready for home use right away
– Made in satinwood with walnut inlay
– Gorgeous pair of bookcases – every interior designers dream
– Bought from a dealer in Fulham, London
– Viewings possible in our Hertfordshire warehouse please contact
– Will ship to anywhere in the world

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Pair Edwardian Sheraton Open Bookcases Bookcase

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Pair Edwardian Sheraton Open Bookcases Bookcase

Pair Edwardian Sheraton Open Bookcases Bookcase

– Gorgeous pair of English Edwardian style open bookcases
– These are the perfect mix of form and function
– Stand in at six feet tall so ample storage space
– Work on the adjustable slat system with the shelves so great for both books and decorative pieces
– Hand crafted in mahogany and the finish to the wood is superb
– Classic plinth top with satinwood banding
– Both offered in great shape, solid and sturdy, wobble free
– Will ship to anywhere in the world

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Pair Walnut Victorian Bookcases Open Book Case

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Pair Walnut Victorian Bookcases Open Book Case

– Come view these yourself in our Hertfordshire warehouse
– Stunning pair of walnut Victorian style bookcases
– These really are a solid and chunky pair, absolutely sumptuous wood
– Shelves are adjustable so you can display different sized items
– Both offered in great shape and will ship to anywhere in the world

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Walnut Regency Open Bookcase Book Case Shelf

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Walnut Regency Open Bookcase Book Case Shelf

Walnut Regency Open Bookcase Book Case Shelf

– Stunning English Regency style tall open bookcase in walnut
– Classic Regency look with the clean lines to the design and pediment
– Lots of storage space
– Star inlay design to top adds elegant air
– Solid and sturdy, offered in great shape

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