An Australian full cedar bookcase Circa 1840
Lot 231
An Australian cedar and rose mahogany bookcase Circa 1840
Sold for AU$ 17,080 (US$ 15,949) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Australian cedar and rose mahogany bookcase
Circa 1840
the moulded cornice above a pair of geometrically glazed doors enclosing three adjustable shelves above a single long drawer and a pair of cupboard doors, raised on turned bun feet, 156cm wide, 59cm deep, 221cm high (61" wide, 23" deep, 87" high).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased from Southside Antiques, Haberfield, 2 June 1983.

    Reference:
    For a similar bookcase see 'Australian Furniture, Pictorial History and Dictionary' 1788-1938, by Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson, page 159, plate 22.
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