Zilverkast versierd met draaiwerk, geslingerde colonetten en pinakels, robbellijsten en ijl traceerwerk, Jan Adolf jr. Hillebrand, 1844
BOOKCASE This monumental bookcase was shown at the first world’s fair held in the United States. Decorated with intricate spires, arches, buttresses and figures dressed in medieval costumes, the bookcase is in the 13th-century Gothic style, popular for libraries. Shown at the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, New York, 1853
A Regency period mahogany Gothic breakfront bookcase after a design by George Smith (A Collection of Designs for Household Furniture, 1808, plate 103). This magnificent neo-gothic antique bookcase contains a full size desk within the central case section, complete with numerous secret compartments.