19TH CENTURY ANTIQUE VICTORIAN TIGER OAK CARVED HORNER BOOKCASE / CHINA CABINET. Thank you for shopping with Bay Colony Antiques. We're a third generation family owned business furnishing homes all over the world. We aggressively pursue important antiques, decorative arts, and objects of interest for our most discerning clients. With our highest compliments and utmost honors, we are delighted to offer for sale one of the best Victorian period bookcases we have had the pleasure of offering over the last few years.
We have assigned a RJ Horner/Karpen attribution to this. It clearly fits both of these master craftsman's shops works. Horner attributions are played fast & loose by dealers.
Kollh and bares a number 33 stamp. This is the model number of the piece and we believe Kohll was either one of Horner or Karpen's master cabinet makers.We have handled numerous Horner, Flint, Karpen, P&S, etc. Over the last 30 years. New York City pieces of this period pretty much all followed this style and influence. This is simply a magnificent 19th Century tiger oak bookcase of the highest discipline of quality in Victorian period furniture of the American Rocco Revival movement. It is embellished with two angelic Putti type bodied carvings that are deeply and finely formed on each the right and left top corners of the piece.
The center frieze of the bookcase is accented with Griffins and North Wind faces surrounded in a lovely array of decorative foliage carvings. It has a shaped top, Ogee profiled columns, Lion Paw carved feet, great crisp moldings and a birds eye maple paneled back interior.
The bookcase was totally professionally restored at a very great expense and is something very special. It is laid out in a split case format with four glass adjustable shelves on each the right and left sides. It measures a commanding 48 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" deep and is 67 tall and has its original nice wavy glass doors. The interior right and left compartments are each 22" wide and 11" deep.The inside interior height is 60. We are a wholly owned family business in our third decade of continuous operation. We have a large inventory of fine antiques ranging from Early American, Federal, Chippendale, Empire, Centennial, Victorian, 20th Century custom mahogany, Art Deco and Mid-Century Modern antique furniture along with decorative arts from across the globe. All the items we offer to the general public are high quality estate pieces. We do not offer goods with significant flaws or defects. We completely avoid items with issues. You can expect the items we sell to have reasonable wear and tear.
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We accept all major credit cards and are delighted to answer any questions that you may have or provide services you may need. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Bookcases". The seller is "baycolonyantiques" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.