A walnut veneered low open bookcase, the rectangular yew burl crossbanded top with an ebony and brass inlaid edge, the frieze with two drawers flanked by yew burl panels, above two open sections each with two adjustable shelves, flanked by yew burl uprights and turned and fluted columns, on a plinth base.
An attractive Continental Biedermeier stye birch and ebonized breakfront bookcase, the architectural pediment above open shelves with cupboards and drawers below flanked by half columns, raised on a plinth base. Circa 1880. H: 86" W: 83 1/2" D: 22" $9,500
"FURNITURE FROM THE COLLECTION OF GIANNI VERSACE VILLA FONTANELLE, MOLTRASIO.": AN IMPORTANT ITALIAN GILT-AND PATINATED BRONZE-MOUNTED CHERRYWOOD BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE BY KARL ROOS, THE MOUNTS BY GIUSEPPE SPAGNA, AFTER DESIGNS BY GIUSEPPE VALADIER CIRCA 1814. Sotheby's