British Colonial Teakwood Barrister BookcaseEarly 20th century
A small British colonial barrister style step-back bookcase in teakwood. It features four bookshelves with a glazed door to allow the spines of the books to be read. The books can be accessed by an “up and over” door mechanism. The bookcase stands on a solid plinth.
The cupboard is in good condition and has been lovingly restored and finished to its former glory using a traditional form of French polishing and waxing. The Burma teak wood that this piece has been made of has a warm colour and an attractive, straight grain.
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British colonial India
H: 164 cm W: 80 cm D: 34 cm
H: 64½” W: 31½” D: 13½”