A Fine Georgian Breakfront Bookcase

by Johnston Antiques

A fine George III Mahogany breakfront bookcase. The raised architectural pediment, with a detailed moulded edge, above arched Gothic glazed doors 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.

Further Reading: The design of this bookcase can be seen in the “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.

Height: 254cm

Width: 287cm

Depth: 61cm