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Rare Early 19th Century William IV Period Rosewood Revolving Bookcase

Rare Early 19th Century William IV Period Rosewood Revolving Bookcase

England

circa 1826

The faded rosewood top sits above six graduated tiers with later replaced dummy books as divisions and open bookshelves. The bookcase rotates on a rosewood veneered base and stands on brass castors concealed in the original carved paw feet.

Height 164.00cm (64.57 inches)

Diameter 70.00cm (27.56 inches)

Stock No: F726

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Literature

The revolving bookcase design can be found in various styles and is illustrated in many Regency furniture books such as: 1. Margaret Jourdains Regency Furniture 1795-1830 revised by Ralph Fastnedge 2. Regency Furniture 1800-1830 by Clifford Musgrave 3. English Furniture The Georgian Period 1750-1830 by M. Jourdain & F. Rose 4. Regency Furniture by Frances Collard

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