A George III Chippendale Breakfront Bookcase

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A Superb George III Chippendale Period Mahogany Breakfront Library Bookcase,

The raised architectural pediment, with a detailed moulded edge, above arched Gothic glazed doors carved with acanthus,

resting on a raised panelled door base with a deep plate-form base, (a design often seen in Thomas Chippendale work)


English, Circa 1766

Width: 9ft 5in (2m 87cm)

Height: 8ft 5in (2m 54cm)

Depth: 2ft (61cm)

Footnote: The design for this bookcase can be seen in the Life and Works of Thomas Chippendale by Christopher Gilbert page 41 figure 65, as one of four bookcases commissioned by Sir Rowland Winn for his London townhouse in St James Square, or at Nostell Priory


Price:  €75,000