Timeless

Eighteenth-century cabinetmakers were known for their love of classical proportions, and this bookcase does not disappoint.

Mahogany has a warm, natural colour, making the cabinet a striking figure in any setting.

The fact that it is crossbanded on the doors as well as the doorframes underlines the quality and attention to detail lavished on this piece. Our bookcase gives your books and favourite collections a timeless place to be admired. The brass finials can be removed for a more casual look.

‘Timeless’ employs an unusual astragal that is also found in the Dundas bookcase by Thomas Chippendale, which sold at Christie’s London in 2008 for over $4,000,000.

Note the unusual astragal pattern which is mirrored in the Dundas Bookcase by Thomas Chippendale.

The Dundas Bookcase was commissioned by Sir Lawrence Dundas from Thomas Chippendale for his residence at 19 Arlingon Street, London. It was delivered at the then enormous cost of 80 pounds in 1764.

The Dundas Bookcase at 19 Arlington Street, 1921. Reproduced with the kind permission of the Country Life Picture Library. ©Country Life.

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