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Yew Wood Antique Breakfront Bookcase
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    This yew wood breakfront bookcase was made in England.
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    With all of the drawers and doors open you can see what this breakfront has to offer!
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    A closer look at the bar section.
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    Each shelf adjusts to one of three positions.
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    A beautiful molded cornice for the top.
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    Each lower cabinet door features lovely wood grain and a beaded molding.
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    Here is a shot of the plinth base with some of the chips and marks.
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    A stunning piece of yew wood furniture from any angle.
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    Both sides are in very good condition.
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    The central arch is very impressive and would display things marvelously.
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    The back is sturdy and well made.
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    Here are some more of the chips and marks on the bottom.

Yew Wood Antique Breakfront Bookcase

$3,785 $2,265 $3,785 $1,700

SKU: MB942 Shipping: Free! Availability: In Stock Origin Date: 1960 Condition: Good Dimensions: 77.5" w x 15" d x 76" h Wood: Yew Customizable: No Category: Tags: , , , , ,

Product Description

A stunning yew wood antique breakfront bookcase that was made in England around 1960 with obvious skill and care.  It features locking Gothic arch glazed glass doors, a fold down central bar, and three locking cabinet doors below.

Antique Breakfront Bookcase

Made to be the ultimate office or dining room piece. this antique breakfront bookcase is both impressive and functional. Over the years this piece has been kept in good condition. There are some minor marks on the middle molding and the counter area where the top and bottom sections meet. The base has numerous small chips and marks as shown in the pictures.
The very top is adorned with a moulded cornice. All of the shelves in the top section have a depth of 9″ and are adjustable with a brass pigeon hole system into three different positions. The central area of the top has a large arch with a glass shelf. There is a light there but it would need to be swapped out with one that would work on US circuits. The bar section below that unlocks and folds down to reveal a mirrored interior. Fluted lines between the sections and on the sides provide elegant detail to the overall style. The bottom section contains four doors total that open into three storage areas for this antique breakfront bookcase. The storage sections are equipped with one adjustable wooden shelf.

Yew Wood

The wood used is a beautiful selection of yew wood containing plenty of flare in the grain. Yew wood furniture like this is hard to find and extremely beautiful. All of the doors lock with two included keys and the entire antique breakfront bookcase comes apart in two sections (top and bottom) for easier transporting. You won’t find a lovelier cabinet out there so don’t miss this one!

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