Antique Empire style wall-mounted bookcase cabinet

4,500.00

1 in stock

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Description

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Discovery Antique Empire style wall-mounted bookcase cabinet

Behold an exquisite testimony to the grandeur and craftsmanship of the Empire style: an elegant hanging cabinet or antique bookcase, masterfully crafted from rich walnut wood and adorned with beautiful gilded inserts that shine like stars in the night sky.

This magnificent piece of furniture testifies to the skill and dedication of its creators, who brought every inch to life with their meticulous woodwork. As you approach, you cannot help but be fascinated by the three distinct naves that adorn this exceptional piece of furniture. The central nave, which proudly leads the ensemble, attracts attention with its graceful presence, flanked on either side by two regal aisles adorned with hand-painted Corinthian columns.

These columns, evoking the majesty of antiquity, stand as guardians of knowledge and conceal shelves within them, patiently waiting to house cherished objects and literary treasures. Above, a marvel of chiseled artistry stands proud—a finely crafted roof, meticulously adorned with decorative inserts that dance in harmony with the play of light.

This crowning glory lends an air of splendor and dignity to the cabinet, as if to whisper secrets of a bygone era. Yet, it is in the heart of this masterpiece that a profound revelation lies in wait—an inscription in Latin, “SE VIVENS DEDIT IN EXEMPLUM,” a timeless adage that translates to “He gave himself as an example while he was alive.”

This profound message echoes through the ages, reminding all who encounter it of the enduring importance of leading by example and leaving a legacy of wisdom.

And so, the story of this remarkable cabinet does not end there, for the eye is drawn ever upward to a stunning flourish of gilded wooden foliate, cascading with grace and elegance, like a final symphony in an awe-inspiring composition.

These intricate embellishments add the crowning touch to an already astonishing piece of furniture, infusing it with an undeniable allure that leaves a lasting impression on the soul. When one looks at this exceptional creation, one feels emotions of wonder and admiration. It becomes clear that this hanging cabinet or antique bookcase transcends the limits of a simple piece of furniture: it is a living work of art, a poetic testimony to the boundless capabilities of human ingenuity and the timeless beauty of the Empire style.

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Dimensions: 
Height: 50.4 in (128 cm)
Width: 54.73 in (139 cm)
Depth: 13.39 in (34 cm)
Condition:
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. These subtle imperfections, bearing witness to the passage of time, lend a certain allure to its character—an enchanting beauty that only deepens with age. The original condition of the period with minor defects only adds to its charm.