A George I walnut combined breakfront library bookcase and bureau bookcase
attributed to Peter Miller
The cavetto cornice above a central pair of bevelled panelled glazed doors enclosing eight oak adjustable shelves with walnut veneered edges, the bureau with a crossbanded fall revealing nine drawers and a replaced leather-lined writing surface, below is an arrangement of one long drawer panelled to simulate small drawers above twelve drawers, on bracket feet, the sides of the bureau section veneered and featherbanded, the bookcase sides each with two panelled, glazed astragal doors each enclosing five conforming adjustable shelves, the chests below with conforming arrangements of drawers, 345cm wide, 64cm deep, 245cm high (135.5" wide, 25" deep, 96" high).
- Please note the correct height of this bookcase is 254cm
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