Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks
Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks
Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks

Rococo Revival Rosewood Étagère by Thomas Brooks

  • This monumental American Rococo Revival étagère was crafted by renowned cabinetmaker Thomas Brooks
  • The piece is beautifully designed with a profusion of classical architectural details
  • Executed in rosewood, the cabinet boasts lavish serpentine lines encasing multiple mirrors
  • Opulent Victorian furnishings such as this were created only for the grandest homes
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Item No. 30-3410
$45,000
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This monumental, museum-quality American Rococo Revival étagère was crafted by the renowned Brooklyn-based cabinetmaker Thomas Brooks. Beautifully designed and executed in rosewood, the extraordinary piece is set apart by its profusion of classical architectural details. The lavish serpentine lines, finely turned posts and detailed apron work are all characteristic of the works produced by Brooks, whose ingenuity and vision established a benchmark of quality for 19th-century American furniture. Opulent Victorian furnishings such as this étagère were created for the grand homes of the most affluent in society. True heirloom pieces, these important American furnishings are a rarity on the market - particularly those that are clearly marked - and many remain cloistered in museums and important private collections.

Marked "T. Brooks Cabinet & Upholstery Warehouse 127 Fulton St. Brooklyn, NY"

Circa 1860

99" high x 60" wide x 23" deep

The American Rococo Revival style has become synonymous with period Southern décor. Furnishings such as this grand étagère, graced the plantation homes of prominent families of the Antebellum era and were considered prized possessions. Serving as the ultimate status symbol, each piece was created with absolute attention to luxury and stature in mind to match the breathtaking estates they would call home. Cabinetmaker Thomas Brooks is regarded among the greatest American furniture craftsmen of this era. His designs exhibit intricate piercing and carving that defined the styles popular in the Victorian period
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Period: 19th Century
Origin:America
Style:Rococo
Depth:23.0 Inches
Width:60.0 Inches
Height:99.0 Inches
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