Lot 239
George III Mahogany Step-Back Bookcase
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 19th century, mahogany veneer, pine secondary, two part form, upper case with applied molded cornice, vertically veneered frieze, four tall triple pane doors, yellow silk lined interior with shelves, the lower case with four hinged paneled doors with shelved interior, the stiles to both cases with applied arched trim, flush molded base.

105 x 84 x 14 in.; interior shelves 6.5 in. deep x 38.5 in. wide

Private Collection, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

A good period example with attractive vertical scale and tall glazed doors.

Later silk lining with fading and tears; finish inconsistency to left side of case; waist trim loss to front left corner and rear right corner; surface scratches to waist board; retains some original wavy glass panes and some later glass panes.

$2,000 - 4,000