Mahogany, glass, oak and pine linings, brass handles, iron locks, blue paper lining in drawers
274.5 x 251.5 x 40 cm
Place of origin
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Nymans Estate, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
A slender mahogany breakfront library bookcase, English, circa 1800. With a dentil and quatrefoil moulded frieze and pedimented cornice, above two pairs of astragal glazed doors enclosing adjustable shelving and with a slide, above four columns of four graduated drawers with brass handles and blue paper lining, on plinth.
Marks and inscriptions
In drawers : Numbered with Roman numerals in chalk and pencil