quality very large antique victorian carved oak glazed 5 door bookcase cabinet

QUALITY VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED OAK GLAZED 5 DOOR BOOKCASE CABINET


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ATTRACTIVE VERY LARGE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CARVED OAK GLAZED BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE CABINET.
A LOVELY VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE CABINET. WE DATE THIS BOOKCASE TO THE LATE 19th CENTURY.
THIS IS AN ATTRACTIVE, HIGH QUALITY BOOKCASE. THE INTERNAL PANELS HAVE BEEN MADE FROM SOLID MAHOGANY, THIS INCLUDES THE DRAWER LININGS AND SHELVES ALSO.
THE BOOKCASE COMES IN FIVE SECTIONS: THE LARGE BASE SECTION, THREE GLAZED BOOKCASE SECTIONS AND A SEPARATE CORNICE.
THE BASE SITS ON A SLIGHTLY PROTRUDING PLAIN PLINTH BASE AND IS RAISED UP ON RECESSED CASTORS, ALTHOUGH THESE APPEAR TO BE ORIGINAL, THEY CAN BE REMOVED IF REQUIRED.
THE CORNICE IS OF STEPPED DESIGN WITH TWO ROWS OF DETAILED CARVING RUNNING ITS LENGTH. THE CORNICE HAS THREE REMOVABLE CRESTING RAILS THAT SIT ON DOWELS AND ARE ALSO DECORATIVELY CARVED.
THE FRONT OF THE UPPER BOOKCASE HAS FIVE SIDE HINGED GLAZED DOORS. THE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACK PLATES. THESE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED).
THE INTERIOR OF EACH BOOKCASE SECTION IS FITTED WITH THREE HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE FULL WIDTH WOODEN SHELVES. THE SHELVES SIT ON WOODEN RAILS HOUSED IN A SERIES OF SLOTS IN THE SIDE PANELS.
THE BASE CABINET COMPRISES OF THREE DRAWERS OVER SIDE HINGED DOOR CUPBOARDS.
THE DRAWERS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACKPLATES. THEY ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED). THERE IS A RECESSED CARVED PANEL BETWEEN THE HANDLES ON ALL THE DRAWERS.
THE CUPBOARD DOORS HAVE CARVED RECESSED PANELS. THE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH DECORATIVE CAST DROP LOOP HANDLES MOUNTED ON SHAPELY EMBOSSED BACK PLATES. THESE DOORS ARE FITTED WITH WORKING LOCKS (KEY SUPPLIED). THE CENTRAL DOOR HAS A PAIR OF CARVED SEA SERPENTS TO THE LOWER PANEL.
THE PANELS UP THE EDGES OF THE BOOKCASE AND CORNERS OF THE BREAKFRONT ARE ALSO ATTRACTIVELY CARVED, THERE ARE LION MASKS TO THE TOPS OF THE BASE SECTION.
THE BOTTOM CUPBOARDS ARE FITTED WITH SINGLE FULL WIDTH WOOD SHELVES. THE SHELVES SIT ON WOOD RAILS AT EITHER SIDE.
THE BOOKCASE HAS A HEIGHT OF 107" WITH A BASE HEIGHT OF 37.5", A WIDTH OF 98" AND A BASE DEPTH OF 28".
THE OUTER INTERIOR SHELVES ARE 32" WIDE BY 11" DEEP AND CAN BE ADJUSTED IN 1" INCREMENTS. THE CENTRAL SHELVES ARE 22" WIDE BY 14" DEEP.
THE OUTER DRAWERS ARE 4" HIGH BY 30" WIDE. THE CENTRAL DRAWER IS 18" WIDE.
THE OUTER CUPBOARDS ARE 24.5" HIGH BY 34" WIDE BY 21" DEEP. THE SHELF SITS 12" INSIDE. THE CENTRAL CUPBOARD IS 24.5" HIGH BY 22" WIDE BY 24" DEEP, THE SHELF IS ALSO 12" HIGH.
THIS LOVELY VICTORIAN OAK BOOKCASE CABINET HAS BEEN CONSTRUCTED TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD AND REMAINS IN VERY GOOD SOLID CONDITION WITH ONLY VERY MINOR SURFACE MARKINGS COMMENSURATE WITH AGE AND USAGE. THERE ARE A FEW SMALL INDENTS AND MINOR AREAS OF WEAR TO SOME EDGES AND THE CORNICE HAS A FEW TINY SLIVERS MISSING FROM SOME EDGES.
THIS REMAINS A VERY STYLISH AND ELEGANT VICTORIAN GLAZED BOOKCASE CABINET WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE STERLING SERVICE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME.
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DELIVERY COSTS
COLLECTION IN PERSON - FREE
GLASGOW, EDINBURGH & LOCAL AREA - 40
ENGLAND & WALES - 80
NORTHERN IRELAND - 155



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