4897 Landisville Road Doylestown, PA 18902 United States 201.370.8645
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$ 14,500

Directoire Painted Bookcase, circa 1800

Origin France
Period 19th Century
Materials painted pine
W. 53 in; H. 86 in; D. 16 in;
W. 134.62 cm; H. 218.44 cm; D. 40.64 cm;
Condition Good. finish scraped to original paint for intended effect, original glass
Creation Date 1800
Description A wonderful and rare French Directoire Period bookcase cabinet in 2-parts, circa 1800, hand-scraped to its original grey painted finish, and retaining its original wavy glass panes. The lower cabinet has a single shelf and the doors are decorated with the Directoire diamond motif. The upper cabinet has 3 adjustable shelves and the interior is painted a pigeon-blood red. Depth of top cabinet is 12” exterior.
Styles / Movements Louis XVI, Neoclassical, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 18116
Incollect Reference Number 270744
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