19th Century French Renaissance Revival Walnut Bookcase

2509-53133 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

91.5H x 61W x 22D

Location: Baton Rouge


Rare antique furniture style as this 19th century Renaissance bookcase to find created in solid French walnut with barley twist columns and full relief with hand carvings depicting music and art motifs.  Such handsome works of the woodcrafter's art were commissioned and created to cater to those with the means to afford not only the education, but the books which were relatively quite expensive during last century period and most comon exemples are usualy foud in oak.  This statly solid walnut example exudes a masculine effect with lion's heads appearing on the drawers below, as well as on the crown overhead with ora of romantic Renaissance Revival period of the midle of 1800's.  Clockwise & counter-clockwise barley twist columns frame the glazed display to show off your prized collection or cherished family heirlooms!
Circa 1850s
Measures 91.5H x 61W x 22D