Bookcase, 19th Century French Renaissance

2801-78406 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

96H x 66W x 23D

Location: Dallas

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19th Century French Renaissance Bookcase is a master work of the woodcarver's art!  Bold full relief carvings from the crown to the massive base molding include an heraldic crest, foliates, musical instruments and a cartographer's tools, indicating the interests of the family who commissioned its creation.  The leaded pane display glass on the doors is surrounded by hand-carved framework, with turned & tapered columns on the cornerposts supported by corbels and della robia carvings.  Even the four side panels are carved in intaglio style with intricate patterns and foliate motifs!
Circa 1850s
Measures 96H x 66W x 23D