A SPLENDID AND WELL PROPORTIONED OAK PANELLED ROOM IN THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE MANNER.
The full suite including the original fireplace with a substantial green verde marble bolection insert & three decorative cast iron fire panels & fire bars; two fitted bookcases and one large matching free standing breakfront bookcase.
The barrel shelf of the fireplace carved with interlinked scrolled mythical beasts, flanked by pairs of grotesque lion masks, supported on either side by pairs of male and female caryatid busts above tapering, carved pilaster jambs. The panelling above the fireplace is set with a large mirror the frame of which is carved in the manner of Grinling Gibbons. Original bell pushes are set either side of the fireplace and the panelling includes a charming concealed door.
The two integrated bookcases with delicate cross-hatched glass fronted upper doors & locks, has hinges and screws of the finest quality silver plating. The central cupboard door of the free standng bookcase is set with a pair of ornate brass plaques depicting female figures in a rural setting. Note: The windows shown in the photograph are not included.
Late Victorian early Edwardian 1895 – 1910.
For dimensions please see last image
Link to: Antique panelling and overmantels