A small Regency carved mahogany breakfront bookcase in the manner of T & G Seddon
Lot 156
A small Regency carved mahogany breakfront bookcase possibly by T & G Seddon
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 3,291) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small Regency carved mahogany breakfront bookcase
possibly by T & G Seddon
The rectangular simulated 'verde antico' faux marble top above an ogee moulded cornice, and a pair of meshed panelled door enclosing two adjustable shelves flanked by leaf and scroll carved pilasters, the lower part with a pair of panelled doors enclosing a shelf, flanked by single panelled doors, one enclosing a shelf, the other with twelve narrow drawers, each flanked by leaf and scroll carved pilasters on a plinth moulded base, 148cm wide, 48cm deep, 158cm high (58" wide, 18.5" deep, 62" high).

Footnotes

  • See C.Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, p.414, fig.823 for a chest of drawers labelled T & G Seddon of c.1820 with similarly carved acanthus capitals.
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