27 November 1996
A LATE VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE
The moulded and dentilled cornice fitted with three glazed doors, enclosing shelves, the base fitted with three frieze drawers, mounted with brass handles, engraved with shield-shaped escutcheons, above three panelled cupboard doors, on a moulded plinth base
71in. (180.5cm) wide, 88½in. (224.5cm) high
By family repute, purchased from a sale of furnishings from The Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh.
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