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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Three of the set's pieces -- the sideboard, wood top and breakfront deck base -- totaled $13,579.
The furniture order included a mahogany sideboard, tables and a breakfront with 10 mahogany chairs featuring a blue velvet finish, according to records obtained by CNN.
Caption: 6 Steinworld's four-drawer breakfront credenza has three adjustable shelves and wire management on the back panel.
One of the highlights of the month was a stunning early-19th-century mahogany Gothicinfluenced Breakfront secretaire bookcase, being 103 inches in height and selling for PS1,600.
The first of the plastic holsters, long ago when I was young, was a breakfront called the Snick, aptly named for the sound it made when the gun broke clear.
Among these pieces, for instance, is a George II mahogany breakfront secretaire-cabinet of around 1750, attributed to William Hallett (70,000 [pounds sterling]-100,000 [pounds sterling]) and acquired from Wentworth Woodhouse in the 1940s and, with the same estimate, an early George III mahogany hall bench of around 1760, attributed to William and John Linnell.
Cameron Cox has done the breakfast room with mostly antiques, using painted furniture (including a 1970s Henredon table) and a huge heritage breakfront that was formerly in the home's dining room.
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.
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.
she never said she was leaving me in charge she wasn't my mother why put me in charge I put the jewels on other throats and wrists I threw away the bushels of cosmetics and perfumes her chosen armaments against the world who loved the world I sold the breakfront cabinet full of cut-glass bowls and blown-glass figurines but who will save the living stones she loved I have so many already
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.