Mid 19th Century Australian Cedar Dwarf Bookcase

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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).




143 cm


127 cm


29 cm


$5,950 AUD

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