Price range: £50,000-£100,000     REF No. 4425521

A REGENCY BRASS INLAID ROSEWOOD BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

An early 19th century brass inlaid rosewood breakfront bookcase retaining the original grey ‘Arabescato’ marble top above a brass strung frieze with ornate brass inlaid central tablet and four inlaid blocks leading down to square tapering columns with ornate brass inlay, having a single door with later brass grille and green pleated silk panel enclosing two adjustable shelves; flanked by open ends with two adjustable shelves each side and terminating in original brass hairy paw feet to the front and turned feet to the back.

English, circa 1820

Height: 2 ft 11 in; 89 cm
Width: 5 ft 8 ¾ in; 175 cm
Depth: 7 in; 17.5 cm


Literature:
Jacques Dubarry de Lasalle, ‘Identifying marble’, Dourdan, 2000, p.211.