An outstanding tulipwood bureau bookcaseAn outstanding tulipwood bureau bookcase

An outstanding tulipwood bureau bookcase

£ 32,500.00


Circa 1850




Height: 101 ½” ; 257 cm, Width: 50”;  127cm, Depth: 22 ½”; 57 cm

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The glazed upper section with two doors and adjustable shelves above a fitted secretaire drawer and cube trellis cupboard doors.  decorated throughout with contrasting counter veneers and lavish ormolu borders to the cornice, edges and panelled sides. French, circa 1850.

Footnote :

Despite being French this bookcase is featured in R W Symonds & B B Whinery Victorian Furniture’ pp 150-1.  The authors note that “‘a piece of this quality would have been made only by one of the leading makers and its cost would have been considerable”.  

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