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Tall Antique Mid Victorian Mahogany Hepplewhite Inlaid Marquetry Bureau Bookcase
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- 1 Finest Tall Slim Antique Mid Victorian Mahogany Hepplewhite Inlaid Marquetry Bureau Bookcase Signed.
- Featuring sumptuous inlaid marquetry High quality having 4 pull out lower drawers.
- Standing in bracket feet, astra glazed with 2 doors on the top section with 4 book shelves in the top.
- With interior well fitted 4 pigeon holes & 10 smaller sized apothecary drawers.
- Dental dart top cornice edging.
- The shelves are cut into the bookcase.
- Handmade and signed by the maker Jas Shoolbred.
- Oak dovetail lined drawers.
- Brass handles.
- Lockable and comes with key.
- The top is screwed onto the base section and it does come part into 2 sections for ease of shipping.
- Provenance bought from out of a fine stately home in Shropshire.
- James Shoolbred & Co or also knows as Jas Shoolbred was established in the 1820’s as a draper’s shop at Tottenham Court Road, London.
- The company first began supplying textiles to the furniture trade.
- By the 1860’s, the company began designing, manufacturing and selling its own high quality furniture, in their thriving and fashionable furniture shop.
- By the 1880’s, Jas Shoolbred had expanded to such an extent that the business had to move to larger premises.
- Becoming one of the first large department stores in London, who would supply quality antique furniture and accessories for the Victorian home.
- The furniture was displayed in a series of catalogues that the company produced every year.
- Offered in fine used old condition.
- Having had some glue repairs repairs to the fixtures below the dart top in places. Also various wear scuffs, scratches stains commensurate with usage & age.
- 2 holes have been made to the back of the base section as lights where fitted by the previous owner, the lights and wiring are not included
- International worldwide shipping is available please ask for a quote.
- Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou.
- Cash upon collection is welcome.
Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate
78" High (198cm)
31.75" Wide at widest point (81cm)
19.5 Length depth front to back (50cm)
19.5" Interior height of each inner bookshelf