Renaissance Style Bookcase

Hand carved walnut and elm Renaissance style bibliothèque with drop down hidden compartment behind false drawer fronts. Lower buffet dates to the eighteenth century. Upper cabinet was a commissioned addition in the nineteenth century.  Carvings include faces of the Green Man, a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of growth in the spring.  Rare piece from Alsace, France.

74.5" H X 49" W X 17.5" D   
   





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