Description & Technical information

The bookcase retains all the original bronze mounts attributed to Alexis Decaix.

The upper section is fitted with four large doors with later brass grilles and four small doors revealing adjustable shelves.

The lower section is fitted respectively with four large and four small doors with adjustable shelves behind.

The grey marble tops are replacements.

Date:  1810
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England
Medium: grey marble top, Bronze mounted, Mahogany
Dimensions: 228 x 422.5 x 50 cm (89³/₄ x 166³/₈ x 19⁵/₈ inches)
Literature: Thomas Hope, ‘Household Furniture and Interior Decoration’, 1807, pls. 11, 27 & 41.
Categories: Furniture