Bird's eye maple, gilt brass
145.5 x 165 x 32 cm
Place of origin
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Polesden Lacey, Surrey (Accredited Museum)
A bird's eye maple library bookcase, English, last half of the 19th century. Topped by a gadrooned cornice frieze, above a pair of double doors fitted with brass grilles. The sides shaped and carved with parcel-gilt runs of corn husks. Four smaller cupboards below and on a plinth base.
Date of acquisition not recorded.