An Important George II Chippendale Mahogany Breakfront 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.
Provenance, Private collection Ireland
Footnote, The cornice on this bookcase relates to a design in the Chippendale directory for a bookcase made for Hackwood House, Hampshire
English, Circa 1750