A very rare and fine unusual 19th Century pair of finely figured mahogany bookcases or display cases of exceptional quality, finely hand carved with gorgeously rich patination, grain and with intricately carved scrolls, trailing foliate, flowerheads, lozenge and beaded motif detail throughout. The waisted, moulded upper section with three serpentine shelves is surmounted with a fabulous arrangement of a flowerhead flanked with cabochons and c-scrolls. The lower section with moulded serpentine top of rectangular form and beautiful flowerhead detail to the outer border trim, is raised over shaped frieze, supported on elegant tapering and fluted cabriole leg with a stunning arrangement of trailing acanthus leaf and scroll detail on knee, terminating on whorl foot.
H: 71.25 in / 181 cm W: 38.5 in / 98 cm D: 13 in / 33 cm
Stock Reference No: A3115