A mahogany bookcase by Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple
Lot 30
A mahogany bookcase by Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,691) inc. premium
Lot Details
A mahogany bookcase by Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple
The superstructure with ledge back set with a long copper panel 'The Sweet Serenity of Books', over waisted square section balustrades to the three quarter gallery, the base with a shaped front fitted with open shelves centred by a pair of angled doors, each with stylised copper finish glazing bars, stylised strap hinges, stamped 'R1464, 135', to the back, 124cm wide, 39cm deep, 156cm high.

Footnotes

  • See illustration

    Reference: Bennett (D); Shapland & Petter Ltd. of Barnstaple, page 57, 'Mahogany bookcase with copper panel and inscription R1464'
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