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A Magnificent Scale and Architecturally Drawn, Early 19th Century Pollard Oak Bookcase

Constructed using exceptional quality pollard oak veneer, and retaining a rich pleasing patina, the form of this bookcase draws inspiration from the architecture of the ancient world, having a double moulded cornice decorated with ebonised roundels above an open top, supported by four pillars with ebonised mouldings and block capitals, above a four door breakfront cabinet base with book matched veneers and pillar supports. English, c. 1830.

Height: 221.5cm, 7 foot 3 1/4″
(height of cabinet bottom section: 92cm, 3 foot)
Width: 308cm, 10 foot 1 1/4″
Depth: 54.5cm, 21 1/2″