Vintage French Shelving

More and more interior designs incorporate antique and vintage pieces for a special effect. There is a difference between these two and choosing the right element to tell a  certain story or  to transmit a certain message is not an easy task. This item we have here is a reproduction of a mid- 1940s Eastern Europe library bookcase.A great deal of craftsmanship is involved in creating an object like this, because to look like the original it has to be build like the original.

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The only thing that speeded up is the aging process, made with special chemicals. This  is a meticulous  handmade and hand-finished item. It consists of an iron frame aged to replicate the original and natural hardwood shelves. Small variations in the framework or wood are to be expected and embraced, because in that way each item is unique and there aren’t two alike.

French library shelving1View in gallery

French library shelving2View in gallery

This is available in an limited edition and quantities, thereby it is priced around $2195 .But, for this amount of money you get six generously sized adjustable shelves displaying your books  and other collectibles from four open sides.  Given the nature of the building material this weighs over 377 lbs and dimensioned to be suited in most of the spaces destined for shelving and storage: 72’’W x 24’’D x 93’’H.