This is an fine and beautiful antique French Charles X burr maple bookcase with fabulous ormolu mounts, circa 1820 in date.
It has been crafted from the finest burr maple and is decorated with finely cast ormolu mounts typical of the Empire style.
It features a pair of astragal glazed doors enclosing two adjustable shelves, above a further pair of panelled doors enclosing an adjustable shelf, flanked by maple columns with finely detailed ormolu Corinthian Capitals.
The cabinet is raised on decorative shaped block feet.
This opulent bookcase will be the focal point of any room and will blend very well with contemporary interiors.
Complete with the original working locks and keys.
In excellent condition having been cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 184 x Width 130 x Depth 54
Dimensions in inches:
Height 6 foot x Width 4 foot, 3 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches
Our reference: A1041
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.