An Important George II Chippendale MahoganyBreakfront Bookcase
The open fretwork swan neck cornice with a gothic blind fretwork cushion moulding, above four glazed doors carved with central shells below flowing acanthus,
Resting on a four door breakfront base with quarter cut veneered doors and a blind fret frieze, the end door fitted with concealed banks of drawers.
English, Circa 1750
footnote, The cornice on this bookcase relates a design by Thomas Chippendale for a bookcase made for Hackwood House, Hampshire.
A Rare William IV Anglo Indian Breakfront Bookcase with pillar supports and a moulded plinth