19th Century French Louis Philippe Style Walnut Bibliotheque or Bookcase
19th century French Louis Philippe style bibliothèque or bookcase handcrafted of solid walnut by talented artisans near Honfleur, a commune in the Calvados department in northwestern France, circa 1870s. Having a molded cornice with canted corners above three, three-quarter glass paneled doors with original antique hand blown glass. Five interior shelves. Resting on a plinth base ending in wood sabots, named after the popular wooden shoes from the Brittany region. A beautiful and rich patina accents the timeless design and simple, elegant lines of the Louis Philippe period, allowing this handsome cabinet to mix flawlessly with other periods and styles. Transform your office or library into a special place where you can display your priceless book collection, family heirlooms, or sports and hunting trophies just as the French did hundreds of years ago.
h - 83"
w - 68" with crown; body w - 65"
d - 15"
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