A large pair of Neo-classical design painted bookcases in the George II style
Lot 483
A large pair of Neo-classical design painted bookcases
in the George II style
Sold for AU$ 6,100 (US$ 5,669) inc. premium
Lot Details
A large pair of Neo-classical design painted bookcases
in the George II style
the architectural pediments with central foliate design flanked by urn finials, above a pair of glazed doors enclosing three shelves with mirrored backs and sides, and a pair of panelled doors with applied urn decoration, raised on an egg and dart decorated plinth base, 172cm wide, 55cm deep, 292cm high (67.5in wide, 21.5in deep, 114.5in high).

Footnotes

  • Reference:
    This design has clearly been influenced by Batty Langley's "Treasury of Designs," 1740, see The Dictionary of English Furniture, Volumne One ACA-CHA Ralph Edwards, Antiques Collectors' Club, 1986, page 83, Fig. 10 & 11.
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