A fine George III mahogany bookcase cabinet, in the manner of Thomas Chippendale circa 1765 the lower section fitted with a pair of cupboard doors opening to a single sliding shelf; bearing a Stair & Company paper label. Sotheby's
Bergé’s vast collection of rare books and manuscripts takes pride of place in the library, where the existing shelving was refinished to resemble mahogany, then ornamented with gilded trim and custom-made sconces. The chandelier, table lamps, table, and chairs are all 19th century.
A George II mahogany bookcase circa 1750 with a moulded dentil cornice above a pair of cupboard doors with astragal glazing to the top and fielded panels below, enclosing adjustable shelves, (one now fixed), on bracket feet