19th Century French Henri II Open Bookcase

2104-12409 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

77H x 45W x 15D

Location: Baton Rouge


19th Century French Henri II Open Bookcase represents the combination of classical rectilinear architecture with carved embellishments inspired by the Renaissance for the perfect blend for your masculine decor!  A bold crown with stepped corners overlooks the casework, with a visual separation of a top and lower section provided by the elongated corbels and carved figural capitals on each cornerpost resting on a molded tier about halfway down.  The lower section is flanked by more staid pilasters but set off by a bold base molding and large bun feet.  Between the crown and the base lie a fixed shelf midway, and five adjustable shelves to create abundant configurations for displaying your books, keepsakes, collection or heirlooms.  Hand-crafted from solid old-growth oak, it has been given a stripped finish for a more lightweight visual effect.
Circa 1870s
Measures 77H x 45W x 15D