Pair of Calligrapher's Shelves

c. 1900
$8,800 USD
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Dimensions
W: 39.25" D: 14.0" H: 79.0"
Materials
Northern Elmwood
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
BJH107
Estimated Shipping
$780

Dated to the early 20th-century, these upright display shelves are constructed with lightweight frames, open sides, and low railings enclosing each shelf. The pair's clean lines are accentuated by a rich dark brown finish, lightly faded at the edges from a century of use. Once the centerpiece of a Qing-dynasty scholar’s studio, these open shelves were ideal for displaying stacks of books, scholars' rocks, precious antiques, and other scholarly implements. With streamlined sophistication, the timeless design of these bookcases holds its own in a contemporary office or living room.

Additional Dimensions:
Shelves: 14"H

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