circa 1780 - circa 1970
Painted softwood, silk, glass and brass
245 x 268 x 51.5 cm
Place of origin
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Saltram, Devon (Accredited Museum)
A large white-painted library bookcase, or display cabinet, English, in late 18th century style. Having a moulded cornice above a frieze decorated with composition husk swags and festoons and patera, above two pairs of glazed doors, each pair enclosing four plate glass shelves and an interior lined with rose silk. Two pairs of paneled cupboard doors below. The pairs of doors spaced and flanked by pilasters, the upper sections fluted. On a plinth base.
Date and method of purchase and/or introduction to Saltram not recorded.