Seller: yolandagrayantiques (651) 100%, Location: Tarporley, Cheshire, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 131699355782 Antique Victorian Art Nouveau Mahogany Glass Display Bookcase Cabinet Cupboard by James Schoolbred & Co. (Circa 1890) Here is an example of a very good quality antique Victorian Art Nouveau mahogany glass bookcase cabinet, made by James Schoolbred & Co., circa 1880, in excellent original condition. Please scroll down to view detailed images of this item. Summary: Style: Art NouveauPeriod: VictorianCirca: 1890Provenance: England, UK Wood: Mahogany Cabinetmaker: James Shoolbred & Co.Overhanging protruding cornice Decorative open bracketsTwin pillar carved floral column supportsAstragal glazed glass doorsGreen damask fabric cabinet backed interior 3 adjustable internal cabinet shelvesWorking locks & keys to glass cabinetWorking locks & keys to cupboardArt Nouveau design carved floral door panelsShaped art nouveau friezeOriginal ogee bracket feetOriginal pine backboardsFantastic original colour & patinationDismantles into 2 sections for easy movementFree 14 days UK returns policyHere is an example of a very good quality antique Victorian mahogany glass bookcase cabinet, made by the renowned furniture makers, James Schoolbred & Co. of London, circa 1880, in excellent original condition. The design of the bookcase is a classic example from the Art Nouveau period, which was extremely fashionable at this time. The glass cabinet top section features a large over-hang to the cornice, supported by a row of decorative open brackets. Two square columns, featuring decorative flowers and buds to the heads of the columns also support the cornice. Below, the twin astragal glazed cabinet doors open to reveal three internal adjustable pine shelves. The doors retain their original hinges, locking catches and the original working level lock and a key. The back wall of the interior of the cabinet has been lined in a light green damask silk fabric. The glass cabinet sits on a deeper base, which features a simple thumb moulded top, above two cupboard doors. The doors display further examples of the Art Nouveau influence, depicting carvings of flowers and buds inset into quarter moulded door panels. The cupboard doors also retain their original locking catches and central lever lock and key. The shelf inside the cupboard is fixed. Further examples of the Art Nouveau influence of his piece can be seen in the shaped frieze sitting in between the ogee bracket feet. The cabinet is stamped with the cabinetmaker’s plaque on the inside of the left cupboard door. The bookcase features a mellow brown mahogany colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. The bookcase would look superb in a variety of rooms from the office, living room or library. This item base would certainly grace any home. So don't miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture. Provenance:James Shoolbred & Co. who was based in Tottenham Court Road London was a highly esteemed & respected furniture manufactures and retailer business between the years 1820 – 1931. They made and sold some of the best quality furniture during the Victorian and Edwardian period. They were also known for incorporating textiles and carpets with their furniture in their own catalogues, which some would say was the birth of the interior design business. James Shoolbred was also granted a Royal warrant by the mid-1880s, which gives an indication of the quality of furniture they produced. Their business was always at the forefront of the latest fashions and evolving tastes of the populous at that time. Condition Report:This bookcase in is excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The cabinet features the original glass and shelves. All hinges, door locks and lever locks are original and are in working order with working keys. The doors to both sections are not warped and close flush to the frame. The bookcase features its original backboards and feet. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item splits into two sections for easy movement. This item is solid in joint and ready to use. Dimensions: External height = 187cm or 73⅝” or 6ft 1⅝”External width = 122cm or 48” or 4ftExternal depth = 45.5cm or 18” or 1ft 6” Price:The price for this item is £2,875 excluding delivery. Customer Service:We offer 100% customer satisfaction through the following services: Full money back assurance24 hour telephoneWorldwide shippingFull insurance of items in transitFull assembly servicePackaging removed & recycled Further Information:For more information or photographs please email or call us. Office: 01829 458 070Julian: 07960 738 212 Yolanda: 07971 882 567 Customers outside the UK should call: Office: 00 44 1829 458 070 Julian: 00 44 7960 738 212 Yolanda: 00 44 7971 882 567 Email: email@example.com UK Delivery:Delivery to any address in mainland England & Wales is £69. For delivery to Scotland & Ireland, please email for a quote. If you wish to avoid the delivery cost, you can collect the item in person. Delivery will be made by our own specialised furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries. We will inform you by email and/or telephone and provide you with full delivery details including when to expect delivery. Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks (depending on location). We will contact you to arrange the delivery day; please ensure you give us a contact number to aid the delivery process. Delivery includes insurance; we can assure you that the packaging standard is second to none and will fully protect the item. Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK. UK Buyer Feedback Score:If your feedback score is less than 2, please contact us by phone or email prior to purchasing this item. UK Buyer Payment:For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered. 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If you purchase an item and your address is not confirmed, your payment will be refunded and the purchase cancelled. It only takes a few moments to verify and confirm your PayPal details. Delisting & Sale Cancellation:This item is currently being advertised elsewhere than eBay. If it is sold through another sales channel, it will be removed from sale on eBay at the earliest possible time (even if the eBay listing has not ended). If this item has been purchased through eBay but the item has already been sold via another sales channel prior to the eBay sale, we reserve the right to cancel the sale of this item on eBay. About the Seller:This item is being sold by Yolanda Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity. Yolanda Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yolanda Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yolanda Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield. Please visit the Yolanda Gray website for further products and information. Ref. Bookcase 13 Photo Gallery - click to enlarge Condition: This bookcase in is excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The cabinet features the original glass and shelves. All hinges, door locks and lever locks are original and are in working order with working keys. The doors to both sections are not warped and close flush to the frame. The bookcase features its original backboards and feet. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received. This item splits into two sections for easy movement. This item is solid in joint and ready to use., Product Type: Victorian Art Nouveau Mahogany Glass Bookcase, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Art Nouveau, Age: Circa 1890, Material: Mahogany & Glass, Provenance: England, UK, Dimensions: Height: 6ft 1⅝”, Width: 4ft, Depth: 1ft 6”, Returns Policy: Free 14 Day UK Returns Policy, Cabinetmaker: James Shoolbred & Co.