Tall Antique Mid Victorian Mahogany Hepplewhite Inlaid Marquetry Bureau Bookcase



2019-06-26 16:50:07

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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 commensurate with usage & age.  
  • 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 
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