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Rare Mid 19th Century Australian Cedar Dwarf Bookcase. The projecting top rests above a thumb-moulded section. The glazed doors, each having a single pane, are flanked by pilasters with plain bases and capitals. The bookcase is fitted with 4 adjustable shelves, having leather dust protectors, and rests on a plinth base with a thumb-moulded edge.
A full page colour photograph of this dwarf bookcase can be found on page 179 of "Australian Furniture Pictorial History and Dictionary 1788-1938" by Kevin Fahy and Andrew Simpson. Case furniture with similar pilaster decoration to this cedar bookcase can be found in Smee & Son's Designs (c.1850).
We deliver to all areas of Australia.
We have experienced carriers doing regular deliveries to the Sydney, Wollongong & Canberra regions, as well as the local Southern Highlands area. We can arrange deliveries WORLDWIDE. Furniture delivery charges usually range from about $165 to about $300 depending on size, location and access. Smaller postable items usually cost around $20. Please contact us if you would like a firm quote.
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