A pair of Victorian bookcases
Lot 57
A pair of Victorian bookcases
Sold for AU$ 16,200 (US$ 15,035) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pair of Victorian bookcases
attributed to Peter Thompson, circa 1850
the moulded cornice with out stepped corners above a convex frieze above three arched glazed doors enclosing adjustable shelves above three cupboard doors each with pierced fretwork decoration and silk backs, raised on a moulded plinth base, 179cm wide, 43cm deep, 288cm high (70" wide, 16.5" deep, 113" high).


  • The design for this pair of bookcase appears in 'The Cabinet-Maker's Assistant' by Peter Thomson, first published in 1852, plate XXXVI, titled 'Bookcases with Chimney Piece and Mirror'.
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