breakfront

break·front

 (brāk′frŭnt′)
n.
A piece of furniture, such as a cabinet or a bookcase, with a central section that projects beyond the sections to either side.

breakfront

(ˈbreɪkˌfrʌnt)
adj
(Furniture) (prenominal) (of a bookcase, bureau, etc) having a slightly projecting central section

break•front

(ˈbreɪkˌfrʌnt)

n.
a cabinet, bookcase, etc., having a central section extending forward from those at either side.
[1925–30]
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American furniture had several strong selling lots, including a Mahogany bookcase breakfront, selling to an online participant for $3,750, more than double its high estimate of $800/1600.
Oyster Bay blends traditional elements like tailored button-tufting, distinctive breakfront profiles and turned legs with more transitional features like geometric metal bases, burnished stainless steel tops and natural materials like rush seats and woven water hyacinth frames.
To accommodate Meuser's white baby grand player piano and family heirloom pieces, like a large honey-hued wood breakfront and a curved console, without creating a stuffy look, Raybon mixed in timeless Maguire chairs with tangerine pillows and an upholstered sofa in softest aqua.
The first one becoming popular, back in the early 1970's or so, was actually called the "Snick" because of the noise it made when the plastic parts of its breakfront design snapped back together as the gun cleared.
His security ID badge was prominently displayed in the family breakfront.
A stunning carved breakfront from the famous Marche aux Puces in Paris houses Kay's collection of antique silver.
Furniture also performed well in the sale; an imposing dark-stained oak Victorian breakfront sideboard of massive proportions, which had stood for many generations in a Bridgend farmhouse, sold for an estimate-busting PS3,550.
Potomack Company owner Elizabeth Wainstein said, "Highlights of Isaacs's exceptional collection include a Virginia Federal Breakfront circa 1820, pair of George the Third Inlaid Satinwood Console Tables in the style of George Simson, George the Third Gilt Bronze and Cut Glass Six-Light Chandelier attributed to Parker and Perry, George the Third Silver Nine Basket Epergne dated 1768 by Smith and Sharp in London and English Sporting Scene paintings and bronzes.
Briefly to include: Wedgwood black basalt figure of a crane; rectangular cantonese brush box; crimson velvet trunk 19th century; Andrew Stephenson tree seat; Dutch fruitwood & ebonised bucket; George III mahogany four-drawer chest c1770; set of Victorian fine furniture and pair Rococo-style Ormolu Chenet; George III mahogany & suede settee c1770; Mahogany tester bed c1830; Coromandel wood travelling dressing case with original invoice; Louis XVI-style walnut Duchesse Brise, 18th century mahogany chest; early 19th century Regency rosewood breakfront cabinet; late 18th century mahogany four-pedestal dining table, Charles II oak and fruitwood parquetry Long dresser; J Kind, London 1777 silver dish; set of 11 silver gilded Corn on the Cob spikes.
A fine bureau, ornately decorated, ormolu-mounted satine, oeil de vermeil and kingwood parquetry, by Millet sold for [pounds sterling]49,250, an ormolu-mounted maple, mahogany, citronnier and fruitwood marquetry breakfront commode sold for [pounds sterling]43,250 and rare ebony and ebonised Japanese lacquer bureau sold for [pounds sterling]39,650.
French doors lead to a landscaped garden, and the garden level has a study and guest room with a built-in oak breakfront.
In the Gaza Strip, strong winds and lashing rains caused cracks in the pier and the breakfront at the harbor local fishermen use.