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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 188

    A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD BREAKFRONT-BOOKCASE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY BRASS-MOUNTED ROSEWOOD BREAKFRONT-BOOKCASE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The breakfront cornice with crossbanded frieze above a pair of doors with brass grilles enclosing four shelves, flanked by a pair of doors each with brass grilles and enclosing four shelves, the base with a pair of panelled doors enclosing one shelf, flanked by a pair of panelled doors each enclosing four drawers with convex quarter fillets and original handles, on a solid plinth base, the drawers labelled at the rear in pencil in an early nineteenth century hand, replacements to escutcheons, the cornice and ceiling with corresponding plugged screw holes
    9 ft. ¼ in. (275 cm.) high; 103¾ in. (263 cm.) wide; 20¼ in. (51.5 cm.) deep


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